Gelicon is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while at the same time ... View More
Uses of Gelicon
Side effects of Gelicon
How to use Gelicon
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gelicon is to be taken empty stomach.
How Gelicon works
Gelicon is a lipid lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while raising the levels of "good"... View More
What if you forget to take Gelicon?
If you miss a dose of Gelicon, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take ½ hr before meals.
Hypertriglyceridemia, Hypercholesterolemia 600 mg PO q12hr Hepatic impairment Contraindicated
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment Mild to moderate: Use caution, if baseline serum creatine in patient is >2mg/dL; deterioration of renal function reported in such pati... View More
Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic or renal dysfunction; gall stones; neonates, children, pregnancy, lactation.
Mode of Action
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Causes of secondary hyperlipidaemia such as hypothyroidism and diabetes must be treated before initiating therapy. Renal impairment; blood disorders. Pe... View More
>10% Dyspepsia (20%) 1-10% Abdominal pain (10%),Atrial fibrillation (1%),Diarrhea (7%),Fatigue (4%),N/V (3%),Eczema (2%),Rash (2%),Vertigo (2%),Con... View More
Co-admin with repaglinide may increase serum levels of repaglinide. May enhance effects of oral anticoagulants. May also increase the plasma concentrati... View More