Lopid Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Lopid?

You should not take Lopid if you have:
 
  • An allergy to Lopid, gemfibrozil, or any of the inactive components used in making Lopid. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Severe liver disease or abnormally high liver enzymes.
     
  • Severe kidney disease.
     
  • Pre-existing gallbladder disease or gallstones.

 

Also, people who are taking repaglinide (Prandin®) or simvastatin-containing medications (Zocor®, Juvisync®, Simcor®, or Vytorin®) should not take Lopid, due to the risk of side effects.
 

Lopid Precautions and Warnings: Summary

There are a number of people who should not take Lopid. There are also a number of Lopid precautions and warnings to be aware of before starting Lopid or beginning new medicines that may affect Lopid.
 
It is possible that not all warnings or precautions for Lopid were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Lopid precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
 
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