Triglyd 300mg Capsule

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Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Triglyd 300mg Capsule

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
75.62
₹7.56/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Triglyd Capsule

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Uses of Triglyd Capsule

Triglyd 300mg Capsule is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood and increased triglycerides levels in blood.
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Side effects of Triglyd Capsule

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

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How to use Triglyd Capsule

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 Triglyd 300mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Triglyd Capsule works

Triglyd 300mg capsule 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 Triglyd Capsule

Expert advice for Triglyd Capsule

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Triglyd 300mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Triglyd 300mg Capsule 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.
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Lactation
Triglyd 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Triglyd 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Triglyd 300mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Should not be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Atorsave 20mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Triglyd 300mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Gemfibrozil

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