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Can you eat grapefruit while on Lipitor medication?

Posted 6 May 2010 by slacker1956 1 answer

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?

I have re-occuring anemia and wonder if my meds like gemfibrozil could be to blame?

Posted 25 Jul 2017 by Mary Frank Johnson 0 answers

I have had colonoscopies, endoscopies, swallowed a camera and they have not shown blood loss but I continue to be anemic. I am a heart patient and I take a number of medicines. I am a 71 year old female.

Gemfibrozil and meal timing?

Posted 4 Feb 2015 by HighTris 1 answer

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 just so that you'll have an empty stomach when you take it; right? I could conceivably take my ...

Is Gemfibrozil 600MG tab equal to Febifibrate 160MG tab?

Posted 26 Oct 2015 by kenjordan 0 answers

Dr has changed me from Fenofibrate 160mg tab one a day to Gemfibrozil 600mg tab twice a day is the dosage equal

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

Posted 17 Jun 2015 by florjoy 1 answer

... 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

Can Gemfibrozil affect Blood Glucose Level?

Posted 21 Sep 2013 by Raneym 1 answer

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.

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

Posted 21 Jan 2014 by minervarivero 1 answer

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 has become anemic, has lost energy and appetite and has extremely low blood pressure. Is it necessary ...

Can gemfibrozil be cut in half for easier swallowing?

Posted 2 Oct 2013 by ol marine 1 answer

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?

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

Posted 18 Oct 2013 by kathleend 1 answer

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

I stopped taking gemfibrozil at the recommendation of my doctor?

Posted 8 Aug 2013 by eclecticme2007 1 answer

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 diarea since I stopped taking it. Have you ever heard of this happening when someone goes off of the ...

Gemfibrozil recommeding doseage?

Posted 21 Jun 2013 by scalefbk 1 answer

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 some other way or drug to use other than Gemfibrozil?

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

Posted 4 Nov 2012 by merline 1 answer

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 having coffee?

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