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Gemfibrozil versus simvastatin

Premium Questions

Dr.    Albana Sejdini MD

I was just prescribed gemfibrozil and was looking up the side effects. Should I really expect to these side effect or are they exaggerated, and is there something else I could take? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

I take Gemfibrozil and Rosuvastatin . Can eating marijuana edibles cause me problems? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

is a side effect of gemfibozil a red sore tongue. With a sensation of peeling of gums and tongue? The dosage is 600mg twice a day. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

Good morning! Have been put on GEMFIBROZIL 600 mg. twice a day. Is there any chance of this medication that would cause very green feces? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Raju A.T MD

appointment with gastrologist for prostate examination. Two questions I take simvastatin 10mg and have went ... View answer

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Public Forum Discussions

Dr.  Suchitra Mankar MD

I have been taking gemfibrozil for years and, I am obese and, my potassium level es very low. Is there another alternative to gemfibrozil? I do exercise daily and is extremely difficult for me to shade pounds... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suchitra Mankar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Malik MD

I have been slated to take Gemifibrozil for my triglycerides. My cholesterol is 230.I I don t like statins for it causes me to cough...sometimes severely. Gemifibrozil is for severe cholesterol and triglyceride elevation... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Malik ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

My prescription drug coverage is changing. I am told Fenofibric Cap 135mg I have been taking will no longer be covered. Alternative that will be covered is Gemfibrozil. Don t see comparable dosage ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Padma Saikia MD

I was suppose to take one tablet of gemfibrozil twice daily, and one medformin once daily too, but some how later i found out i ve been taking two gemfibzoil together in the same time instead of one ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Padma Saikia ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. SURESH HEIJEBU MD

GOOD DAY, I M CONCERNED ABOUT THIS DRUG GEMFIBROZIL 600MG. I HAVE HAD SEVERE PROBLEMS WITH THIS DRUG. I WAS ON TRI-CORE, BUT BECAUSE OF OBAMA-CARE , I AM NOT ABLE TO RECEIVE IT THROUGH MY INSURANCE ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. SURESH HEIJEBU ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Sabiha Banu MD

Hai.no it has no sulfa drugs, it is a drug used to reduce the bad cholesterol levels in the body.it is safe the only contraindications are pregnancy, breastfeeding and liver problems. Its a hmgcoa reductase drug inaction...

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Apart from the immediate decrease in blood pressure from the Amlodipine. Both drugs are broken down by the liver and occasionally when the liver is stressed the simvastatin could cause muscle inflammation and pain....

Dr. Purushottam Reddy Padala MD

Try simvastatin or it's trade name simcard 10 mg.It is a cheaper alternative.It is however not more effective than rosovas.