Medicine Overview of Triglyd Tablet
Side effects of Triglyd Tablet
Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.
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.
Special precautions for Triglyd 600mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Triglyd 600mg 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.
Triglyd 600mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Triglyd 600mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe+more
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Triglyd 600mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Triglyd 600mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Triglyd 600mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Triglyd 600mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Triglyd 600mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w+more
ith liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Rosuvas 5mg 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 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
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.
Substitutes for Triglyd
No substitutes found for this medicine