The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
As with any drug, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Lopid Dosage for more information about the proper dosing for Lopid.)

Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Lopid; but not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. If side effects do occur, most people do not need to stop their medicine.
The most common Lopid side effects include:
Other side effects (occurring in less than 2 percent of people) include, but are not limited to:
Keep in mind that if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if you have a fever or feel ill, it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately. This could be a sign of a serious, life-threatening muscle problem (see Lopid and Muscle Pain).
(Click Lopid Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of Lopid and other possible serious side effects to look out for.)
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