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Please describe the medication: gemfibrozil?

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Dr. Brian Dooreck
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Gemfibrozil

Gemfibrozil is the generic name for an oral drug used to lower lipid levels.
It belongs to a group of drugs known as fibrates. It is most commonly sold as the brand name, lopid (gemfibrozil).

In brief: Gemfibrozil

Gemfibrozil is the generic name for an oral drug used to lower lipid levels.
It belongs to a group of drugs known as fibrates. It is most commonly sold as the brand name, lopid (gemfibrozil).
Dr. Brian Dooreck
Dr. Brian Dooreck
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hyperlipidemia Med

Gemfibrozil is used with diet changes (restriction of cholesterol and fat intake) to reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides (other fatty substances).

In brief: Hyperlipidemia Med

Gemfibrozil is used with diet changes (restriction of cholesterol and fat intake) to reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides (other fatty substances).
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Gemfibrozil

Lopid (Gemfibrozil) is used in conjunction with a healthy diet to lower blood trigylceride & cholesterol levels.
It decreases low density lipoproteins & increases high density lipoproteins in the blood. It is considered a lipid regulator.

In brief: Gemfibrozil

Lopid (Gemfibrozil) is used in conjunction with a healthy diet to lower blood trigylceride & cholesterol levels.
It decreases low density lipoproteins & increases high density lipoproteins in the blood. It is considered a lipid regulator.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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