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Gemfibrozil - patient has difficulty swallowing due to a stroke she suffered many years ago. Even?

... in a crushed state pill may prove too difficult. Any thoughts how I can manage dispensing this medication.. Pills are so big even if I cut in half, etc

Posted 17 Jun 2015 1 answer

Gemfibrozil and meal timing?

So, just so I'm clear ... The instruction to take Gemfibrozil 30 minutes before eating is not because it is blocking anything during digestion (preventing fat absorption, or something) -- but ...

Posted 4 Feb 2015 1 answer

Can one stop simvastatin and reduce metoprolol, while taking gemfibrozil? Patient has low blood pr?

Patient is 80 yrs old . Had a triple bypass and an aortic valve replacement (tissue) 2 years ago. Since then, he has diet and has lost 55 pounds to 192 at 6' 2''. All of a sudden he ...

Posted 21 Jan 2014 1 answer

Which of these meds could give you panic attacks? Or mixes?

amlodipine, atenolol,gemfibrozil,insulin, lisinopril, metformin, mirtazapine

Posted 18 Oct 2013 1 answer

Can Gemfibrozil affect Blood Glucose Level?

My average blood glucose level has gone from 134 to 190 in 14 days. Is this normal? I have been taking 10 more units of insulin the last 2 days with out much success.

Posted 21 Sep 2013 1 answer

Can gemfibrozil be cut in half for easier swallowing?

The pills are large and I have a problem with my esophagus and swallowing is a problem. Can these be but in half without losing any quality in the pill to make them easier to take?

Posted 2 Oct 2013 1 answer

I stopped taking gemfibrozil at the recommendation of my doctor?

I was feeling tired and he said this might be a side effect of this medication. I can't tell that it has helped my tiredness since I stopped taking it about a month ago. However, I have had ...

Posted 8 Aug 2013 1 answer

Gemfibrozil recommeding doseage?

I am a 62 year old white male and I was taking a statin drug to reduce cholesterol. My hdl is 43 and ldl is 133. I am hesitant is using this drug listed above because of the side effects. Is there ...

Posted 21 Jun 2013 1 answer

Can you eat grapefruit while on Lipitor medication?

I was told by someone who is on Lipitor that they cannot eat grapefruit while taking it. Lipitor is a statin (I believe) Is Gemfibrozil?

Posted 6 May 2010 1 answer

Gemfibrozil - how do I take these, best 30mins before food, do I wait 30 mins before having coffee?

I have just started this medication and understand that I should take it 30 minutes before food, but in the morning, I usually have a cup of coffee when I get up. Do I need to wait 30 minutes before ...

Posted 4 Nov 2012 1 answer

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