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gemfibrozil
Gemfibrozil helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries). Gemfibrozil is used together with diet to treat very high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with pancreatitis. Gemfibrozil is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications in certain people with high cholesterol and triglycerides who have not been helped by other treatment methods. Gemfibrozil may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
gemfibrozil
DRUG TYPE
fibric acid derivatives

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You should not take gemfibrozil if you have severe liver or kidney disease, gallbladder disease, or if you are also taking repaglinide (Prandin), dasabuvir (Viekira Pak), or simvastatin (Zocor, Vytorin, Juvisync, Simcor).

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Lopid tablet 600 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Gemfibrozil tablet 600 mg

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