Medicine Overview of Triglyd Tablet
Side Effects of Triglyd are Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.
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 600 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Triglyd 600 mg Tablet 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 Tablet
- Medication of choice for lowering triglyceride levels in the blood. Can reduce triglycerides by up to 50%.
- It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
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 600 mg Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
- Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).
Triglyd Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Triglyd 600 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.
Triglyd 600 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Triglyd 600 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Triglyd 600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Triglyd 600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Triglyd 600 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Triglyd 600 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Triglyd 600 mg Tablet, 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 Tablet
Q. Is Triglyd a fibrate/ statin/blood thinner/ narcotic/fenofibrate/ beta blocker?
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.
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Taking Triglyd with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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