Triglyd 600mg Tablet

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Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Triglyd 600mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
95.29
₹9.53/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Triglyd

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Triglyd Tablet

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Uses of Triglyd Tablet

Triglyd 600mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Increased cholesterol levels and Increased triglycerides levels in blood.
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Side effects of Triglyd Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Triglyd 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 Triglyd 600mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Triglyd Tablet works

Triglyd 600mg 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 Triglyd Tablet

Expert advice for Triglyd 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Triglyd 600mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Triglyd 600mg 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.
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Lactation
Triglyd 600mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Triglyd 600mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Dizziness and visual disturbances can occur which may negatively influence driving.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Triglyd 600mg Tablet 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 600mg Tablet

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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