Lipigem

Lipigem

gemfibrozil

Manufacturer:

Berlin

Distributor:

Littman
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Gemfibrozil
Indications/Uses
Treatment of hyperlipidemia. Long-term treatment & prophylaxis of patients w/ CHD.
Dosage/Direction for Use
0.6 g-1.2 g daily in divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 30 min before meals.
Special Precautions
Impaired liver & kidney function, primary biliary cirrhosis.
Adverse Reactions
GI upset; diarrhea, nausea, bloating, acute appendicitis, atrial fibrillation.
Drug Interactions
MIMS Class
Dyslipidaemic Agents
ATC Classification
C10AB04 - gemfibrozil ; Belongs to the class of fibrates. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lipigem cap 300 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P1,500/pack)
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