Gemfibrozil

What conditions and diseases is Gemfibrozil used for the treatment or management of?

Gemfibrozils tablets, USP are indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet for: 1. Treatment of adult patients with very high elevations ...

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What are the active ingredients of Gemfibrozil?

The active ingredients in Gemfibrozil include:

  • Gemfibrozil

What class of drug is Gemfibrozil?

Gemfibrozil belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets

Tablets

Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Gemfibrozil Information Guide

Generic Name of Gemfibrozil:
Gemfibrozil
Availability of Gemfibrozil:
Prescription Drug

Gemfibrozil is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Peroxisome Proliferator Receptor alpha Agonist.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Gemfibrozil include:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Gemfibrozil?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Gemfibrozil for use in particular situations such as the following:

  • Initial Therapy
  • Continued Therapy
  • Drug Interactions
  • (A) HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
  • (B) Anticoagulants
  • (C) Repaglinide
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Would taking Gemfibrozil interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Gemfibrozil may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

  • (A) HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • (B) Anticoagulants
  • (C) Repaglinide
  • (D) Bile Acid-Binding Resins
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Gemfibrozil?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Gemfibrozil?

The inactive ingredients contained in Gemfibrozil are:

  • Calcium stearate
  • Colloidal silicon dioxide
  • Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
  • Hypromellose
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Polyethylene glycol 4000
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Starch, corn
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Gemfibrozil

Company that labels Gemfibrozil:
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Strength of Gemfibrozil:
600 mg/1
Form of Gemfibrozil:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Gemfibrozil taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Gemfibrozil is effective:
24th November, 1993

Formulations

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