- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for TRIGLYD 300MG CAP and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Technical Classification
- 9 Available Alternatives for TRIGLYD 300MG CAP
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OverviewTRIGLYD 300MG CAP is a Schedule H drug.
TRIGLYD 300MG CAP is composed of: GEMFIBROZIL (300.0 MG)
This medication is an anti hyperlipidemic agent, used to treat obesity, blockages in blood vessels by reducing the cholesterol level and triglyceride level in blood, for patients at risk of pancreatic disease. In addition to eating a proper diet (such as a low-cholesterol/low-fat diet), other lifestyle changes that may help this medication work better include exercising, drinking less alcohol, losing weight if overweight, and stopping smoking.
UsageGEMFIBROZIL is generally used to treat: Obesity
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
How Do I Take It?TRIGLYD 300MG CAP is generally taken Before Food.
Precautions for TRIGLYD 300MG CAP and its Constituents
- Before taking gemfibrozil, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or to other "fibrates" (such as fenofibrate) or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of liver disease (such as biliary cirrhosis), gallbladder disease, kidney disease, alcohol use.
- Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
- This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more details.
- It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- The drug should be tried out for 3 months. If there is no difference in the serum lipid levels, it should be stopped.
- It is taken twice daily, 30 minutes before morning and evening meals.
Symptoms of OverdosageGEMFIBROZIL over-dosage can result in: Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Loose Motion, Nausea, Vomit
Common Side-EffectsGEMFIBROZIL : Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Cough, Chills, Fever, Pain With Urination, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Lower Back Pain, Abdomen Pain, Nausea, Heartburn, Vomit, Fatigue (tiredness), Loose Motion
Technical ClassificationGEMFIBROZIL is categorized as: FIBRIC ACID DERIVATIVES / ANTIHYPERLIPIDEMIC AGENTS / METABOLIC AGENTS
Available Alternatives for TRIGLYD 300MG CAP
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|GEMPAR 300MG TAB||INR 42.5 for 10 TABLETS||GEMFIBROZIL 300.0 MG|
|GEMPAR CAP||INR 73.2 for 10 CAPSULES||GEMFIBROZIL 300 MG|
|LOPID 300MG CAP||INR 188.78 for 10 CAPSULES||GEMFIBROZIL 300.0 MG|
|TRIGLYD 300MG CAP||INR 75.62 for 10 CAPSULES||GEMFIBROZIL 300.0 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|LOPID FC-TAB||INR 257.2 for 10 TABLETS||GEMFIBROZIL 600 MG|
|REGULIPID TAB||INR 90 for 30 TABLETS||GEMFIBROZIL|
|TRIGLYD 600MG TAB||INR 95.29 for 10 TABLETS||GEMFIBROZIL 600.0 MG|