Gemfibrozil Oral Tablet 600Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Gemfibrozil: Oral tablet (600mg)

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Gemfibrozil 600mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 670 
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Gemfibrozil 600mg Tab
Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: I G  |  225
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Gemfibrozil 600mg Tab
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Gemfibrozil 600mg Tab
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Gemfibrozil 600mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

GEMFIBROZIL (jem FI broe zil) can help lower blood fats and cholesterol for people who are at risk of getting inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) from having very high amounts of fats in their blood. This medicine is only for patients whose blood fats are not controlled by diet.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Lopid: Oral tablet (600mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Gemfibrozil: Oral tablet(600mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Gemfibrozil 600mg Tablet

NDC: 000930670
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Avoid excessive humidity
Gemfibrozil 600mg Tablet
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 670 
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Gemfibrozil 600mg Tablet

Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
0.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
7.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gallstones Incidence:
7.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
9.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
19.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Gemfibrozil 600mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Gemfibrozil 600mg Tablet(Gemfibrozil)
Marijuana and Gemfibrozil(Gemfibrozil)
Gemfibrozil can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Gemfibrozil. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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