Lopid is employed for treating high blood cholesterol and triglycerides. It can be used as well as a suitable diet. Lopid is an antihyperlipidemic agent. It works by lowering the blood amounts of triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) ("bad") cholesterol by reducing their production by the liver. It also increases blood levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) ("good") cholesterol.
Use Lopid as directed from your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you could have about how precisely to work with Lopid.
Store Lopid at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Lopid out of the reach of kids and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Gemfibrozil.
All medicines might cause side effects, but some people have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor if these most popular unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; indigestion; stomach pain.
Seek medical help straight away if these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness within the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); abnormal heartbeat; blurred vision; decreased sexual ability; depression; joint; muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness (with or without fever and fatigue); numbness and tingling; painful or frequent urination; persistent or severe diarrhea, dizziness, headache, or stomach pain; sore throat or fever; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellowing with the skin or eyes.
This is not a total report on all unwanted effects that may occur. If you have questions regarding unwanted side effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Lopid if:
Contact your physician or doctor right away if any of these connect with you.
Some health conditions may talk with Lopid. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, particularly if any with the following affect you:
Some medicines may connect to Lopid. Tell your doctor if you are taking some other medicines, especially any with the following:
This will not be a complete listing of all interactions that could occur. Ask your medical provider if Lopid may connect to other medicines that you take. Check with your doctor prior to starting, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.