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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Gelicon. Please consult your doctor.
Gelicon may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Gelicon is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Gelicon may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Gelicon should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gelicon may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Gelico... View More
Gelicon is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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
- High triglycerides
- High cholesterol
Side effects of Gelicon
- Increased liver enzymes
- Abdominal pain
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
- It should be taken with food.
- Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
- Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do no... View More
- Inform your doctor if you experience muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness while taking Gelicon, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever.
- Do not discontinue Gelicon without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
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
Gemfibrozil exhibits its action by inhibition of lipolysis and reduction of hepatic fatty acid uptake. It also inhibits secretion of VLDL from the liver... View More
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
Alternative brand for Gelicon
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More