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Were you looking for more information about Gemfibrozil? Gemfibrizol is a common misspelling of gemfibrozil.
 
Gemfibrozil (Lopid®) is a prescription drug approved to treat high cholesterol and triglycerides. It can also be used to reduce a person's risk of developing coronary heart disease if they have low HDL levels ("good cholesterol") and high LDL levels ("bad cholesterol") and triglycerides. Gemfibrozil comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth twice a day. Before using this medication, it is important to let your healthcare provider know if you have diabetes, liver or kidney disease, or gallstones.
 
(Click Gemfibrozil to learn more about the uses of gemfibrozil, for general dosing information, and for a list of potential side effects of the medicine. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on gemfibrozil.)
 
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