Locholes

Locholes

gemfibrozil

Manufacturer:

T. O. Chemicals

Distributor:

T. O. Chemicals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Gemfibrozil
Indications/Uses
Dyslipidemia: Fredrickson types IIa, IIb, III, IV & V. Dyslipidemia associated w/ diabetes, xanthoma associated w/ hyperlipidemia. Hypertriglyceridemia. Patients w/ HDL cholesterol levels ≤45 mg/dL.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 1.2 g daily in 2 divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 30 min before meals.
Contraindications
Gallbladder disease. Severe hepatic or renal dysfunction.
Adverse Reactions
GI upsets; wt gain, headache, dizziness, fatigue or drowsiness; skin rash, pruritus, alopecia; anemia or leucopenia.
Drug Interactions
Increases plasma conc of warfarin.
ATC Classification
C10AB04 - gemfibrozil ; Belongs to the class of fibrates. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Locholes tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
50's;6 × 10's
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