Substitutes for REGULIPID
No substitutes found for this medicine
Medicine Overview of REGULIPID TABLET
Side effects of REGULIPID TABLET
Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.
How to use REGULIPID TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Regulipid tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How REGULIPID TABLET works
Regulipid tablet stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism, which in turn lowers the levels of triglyceride and cholesterol in the body.
In Depth Information on REGULIPID TABLET
Expert advice for REGULIPID TABLET
- 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.
Special precautions for REGULIPID TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Regulipid tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Regulipid tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Dizziness and visual disturbances can occur which may negatively influence driving.
Should not be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
GLI 2MG TABLET, LIPICURE 10MG TABLET, ATORLIP 20MG TABLET, CYBLEX 60MG XR TABLET
If you miss a dose of Gemfibrozil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for REGULIPID NA TABLET
Frequently asked questions for 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.