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Gemfibrozil (Systemic)

Brand Names : Lopid, Apo-Gemfibrozil, Gen-Fibro, Novo-Gemfibrozil, Nu-Gemfibrozil

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Antihyperlipidemic

Gemfibrozil (gem-FI-broe-zil) is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. This may help prevent medical problems caused by such substances clogging the blood vessels.

Gemfibrozil is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsules (Canada)
  • Tablets (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Lopid

In Canada -

  • Lopid
  • Apo-Gemfibrozil
  • Gen-Fibro
  • Novo-Gemfibrozil
  • Nu-Gemfibrozil

Generic name product may be available in the U.S. and Canada.


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Gemfibrozil: Before Using

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