Product name : Lopid 300 mg Capsules
Generic Name : Gemfibrozil
Manufacturer : Pfizer Ltd
Lopid 300Mg Capsule is an oral drug belongs to the group of drugs called fibrates. It helps reduce the level of fatty acids and cholestrol in the blood. It is generally used for treatment of people with pancreatitis having high cholestrol and triglyceride levels. It is also used to lower risks of heart attack, strokes, and other heart complications in people with high levels of cholestrol and triglyceride.
It is advised that you consult a doctor before taking Lopid 300Mg Capsule if you are pregnant or are likely to become pregnant, or you are breastfeeding. It should also be avoided if you have severe kidney disease, severe liver disease, gallbladder disease, or if you have a history of gallstones, or if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.
The reported side effects of Lopid300Mg Capsule are allergic reactions like swelling of lips, face, throat or tongue, jaundice, little or nourinating, eye pain, blurred vision, paleskin, unusual bleeding, rapid heart rate, upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, mild pain, constipation, diarrhoea, sneezing, sore throat, joint pain, mild itching, rashes, lack of interest in sex. You should visit your doctor immediately if you encounter any of the above mentioned conditions.
Uses ofLopid Capsule
Lopid300 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high triglycerides and high cholesterol.
Lopid Capsule side effects
Side Effects 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 levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).