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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?

Stopped taking gemfibrozil after 16 days due to blurred vision. how long till the vision is normal?

Posted 16 Sep 2017 by badlyblurry 0 answers

I went to the hospital due to horrible back pain. Nothing found other than a sugar level of 598 and a triglyceride level of 2400, I had no idea about my sugar or my tris, I was put on insulin and gemfibrozil and left the hospital after 4 days, On the 5th day my eye sight became blurry and i had a ...

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

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?

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 ...

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