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Product name : Lopid 300 mg Capsules
Generic Name : Gemfibrozil
Manufacturer : Pfizer Ltd
Lopid 300Mg Capsule is an oral drugbelongs to the group of drugs called fibrates. It helps reduce the level offatty acids and cholestrol in the blood. It is generally used for treatment ofpeople with pancreatitis having high cholestrol and triglyceride levels. It isalso used to lower risks of heart attack, strokes, and other heartcomplications in people with high levels of cholestrol and triglyceride.
It is advised that you consult adoctor before taking Lopid 300Mg Capsule if you are pregnant or are likely to becomepregnant, or you are breastfeeding. It should also be avoided if you havesevere kidney disease, severe liver disease, gallbladder disease, or if you are taking a bloodthinner like warfin, jantoven; or if you have a history of gallstones, or if you are allergic to it or anyof its ingredients.
The reported side effects of Lopid300Mg Capsule are allergic reactions like swelling of lips, face, throat ortongue, jaundice, little or nourinating, eye pain, blurred vision, paleskin, unusual bleeding, rapid heart rate, upsetstomach, nausea, vomiting, mild pain, constipation, diarrhoea, sneezing, sore throat, joint pain, mild itching, rashes, lack of interest in sex. You should visit your doctorimmediately if you encounter any of the above mentioned conditions.
Uses ofLopid Capsule
Lopid300 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high triglyceridesand highcholesterol.
Lopid Capsule side effects
SideEffects of Lopid are Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain,Diarrhoea, Flatulence.
How Lopid Capsule works
Lopid300 mg Capsule is a lipid lowering medication. It works by lowering the levelsof triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while raising thelevels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).