Medicine Overview of Triglyd Capsule
Side effects of Triglyd Capsule
Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.
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. Triglyd 300mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How Triglyd Capsule works
Triglyd 300mg Capsule is a lipid-lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).
In Depth Information on Triglyd Capsule
Expert advice for Triglyd Capsule
- Medication of choice for lowering triglyceride levels in the blood. Can reduce triglycerides by up to 50%.
- Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
- Take Triglyd half an hour before meals.
- Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
- Do not discontinue Triglyd without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
- Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).
Triglyd Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Triglyd Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Triglyd 300mg Capsule 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.
Triglyd 300mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Triglyd 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff+more
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Triglyd 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Triglyd 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Triglyd 300mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Triglyd 300mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Triglyd 300mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients+more
with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Path 30mg Tablet, Aztor 40mg 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 about Triglyd Capsule
Frequently asked questions about 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
Q. Does Triglyd cause weight loss/ weight gain/raise blood sugar/ constipation/ hair loss/ diarrhea/ gallstones/ erectile dysfunction?
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.