Generic Lopid: An OverviewLopid® (gemfibrozil) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. These Lopid uses include:
- Lowering triglyceride levels in patients with hypertriglyceridemia (high triglycerides). Triglycerides are fat-like substances found in the body.
- Reducing a person's risk of developing coronary heart disease if he or she has low HDL cholesterol levels (good cholesterol) in addition to high LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides.
Lopid is manufactured by Pfizer and has come off patent, making it available as a generic. Generic Lopid is sold under the name Gemfibrozil tablets.
Generic Lopid -- StrengthsGeneric Lopid is manufactured by several companies and sold as Gemfibrozil tablets. The tablets are available in one strength -- Gemfibrozil tablets 600 mg.
Who Manufactures Generic Lopid?Companies that manufacture generic Lopid include Teva Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Corp.