Gemfibrozil/Lopid


- for hypertriglyceridemia with serum triglyceride levels >750 mg/dl, types IV and V hyperlipoproteinemia, at risk for pancreatitis and not responding to dietary measures; 
- Adult: - 600 mg/day PO bid qAC and qHC; 
- monitor LFT's (AST, ALT, LDH, Alk Phos) and watch for cholelithiasis; 
- may enhance effect of WARFARIN



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 2:24 pm