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Generic Name: Gemfibrozil
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Brand Name: Lopid
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Introduction
Lopid helps reduce triglycerides or fatty acids and cholesterol in the blood, while high levels of these kinds of fat in blood are associated with increased risk of clogged arteries (atherosclerosis). It is generally used for curing triglycerides and cholesterol levels in patients with pancreatitis and also for lowering the risk of heart attack, stroke or other heart complications in patients with triglycerides and cholesterol who haven’t been helped by other treatment methods. Also known as Gemfibrozil, Lopid is a generic name for oral drug used for lowering lipid levels and belongs to the group of medicines called fibrates. It is most commonly marketed as brand name, Lopid. Other brand names are Gen-Fibro and Jezil.
Doses of Lopid :
  • Lopid can be taken as recommended by your doctor; nonetheless not in smaller or larger amounts.
  • It is usually taken 30 minutes before dinner or breakfast and twice daily.
  • To get the most benefit, get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine.
  • Lopid is just a part of complete program of treatment, which also includes weight control, diet and exercise.
  • The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember; however don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature away from heat, light and moisture.