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LOPID®(gemfibrozil)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

LOPID (gemfibrozil tablets, USP) is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet for:

  1. Treatment of adult patients with very high elevations of serum triglyceride levels (Types IV and V...
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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended dose for adults is 1200 mg administered in two divided doses 30 minutes before the morning and evening meals (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

  1. Hepatic or severe renal dysfunction, including primary biliary cirrhosis.
  2. Preexisting gallbladder disease (see WARNINGS).
  3. Hypersensitivity to...
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WARNINGS

1. Because of chemical, pharmacological, and clinical similarities between gemfibrozil and clofibrate, the adverse findings with clofibrate in two large clinical studies may also apply to gemfibrozil. In the first...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

In the double-blind controlled phase of the primary prevention component of the Helsinki Heart Study, 2046 patients received LOPID for up to five years. In that study, the following adverse reactions were...

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OVERDOSAGE

There have been reported cases of overdosage with LOPID. In one case, a 7-year-old child recovered after ingesting up to 9 grams of LOPID. Symptoms reported with overdosage were abdominal cramps, abnormal liver...

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DESCRIPTION

LOPID® (gemfibrozil tablets, USP) is a lipid regulating agent. It is available as tablets for oral administration. Each tablet contains 600 mg gemfibrozil. Each tablet also contains...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

LOPID is a lipid regulating agent which decreases serum triglycerides and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, and increases high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. While modest...

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HOW SUPPLIED

LOPID (Tablet 737), white, elliptical, film-coated, scored tablets, each containing 600 mg gemfibrozil, are available as follows:

NDC 0071-0737-20: Bottles of 60

NDC 0071-0737-30: Bottles of 500

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LAB-0107-16.0

Revised December 2020

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