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GEMPAR 300 MG TABLET

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Composition for GEMPAR

Gemfibrozil(300 mg)

food interaction for GEMPAR

alcohol interaction for GEMPAR

pregnancy interaction for GEMPAR

lactation interaction for GEMPAR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Gempar 300 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gempar 300 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Gempar 300 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for GEMPAR

Gemfibrozil(300 mg)

Uses

Gempar 300 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood and increased triglycerides levels in blood.

How it works

Gempar 300 mg tablet stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism thereby reducing the levels of triglyceride and cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Rash, Abdominal pain, Blurred vision, Heartburn, Muscle pain, Vertigo, Weakness

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Expert advice for GEMPAR

  • Take gemfibrozil half an hour before meals.
  • Stop the use of gemfibrozil if you develop gallstones.
  • It is advisable to monitor the levels of serum lipids, liver enzymes and blood counts at regular intervals.
  • Do not use Gemfibrozil if you observe any symptoms of muscle damage.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for GEMPAR

Gemfibrozil

Q.Is gemfibrozil a fibrate/ statin/blood thinner/ narcotic/fenofibrate/ beta blocker?
Gemfibrozil is a fibrate and not a statin/ blood thinner/ narcotic/ fenofibrate/ beta blocker. Patients should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q.Is gemfibrozil safe?
Gemfibrozil is safe at the prescribed dose and duration as advised by the doctor

Q.Is gemfibrozil the same as fenofibrate?
Gemfibrozil and fenofibrate belong to the same category of medicines called fibrates and are used for lowering the level of triglycerides (type of fat) in the blood

Q.Can you take gemfibrozil with simvastatin/Lipitor/niacin?
Patients are advised not to take gemfibrozil with simvastatin/Lipitor (atorvastatin). Gemfibrozil along with niacin can be used in patients with very high fat

Q.Does gemfibrozil cause weight loss/ weight gain/raise blood sugar/ constipation/ hair loss/ diarrhea/ gallstones/ erectile dysfunction?
Gemfibrozil causing diarrhea, constipation is common. Other side effects such as weight loss/ weight gain/ raise blood sugar/ hair loss/gallstones/ erectile dysfunction are very rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)