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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of gemfibrozil oral.

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118 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
12/6/2015 4:24:45 PM

Reviewer: oldminer, 65-74 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I struggle with diet but even when I'm good have only dropped to low 300's.Have been on this drug over 10 years.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
10/26/2015 4:19:10 AM

Reviewer: jcz, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Triglycerides down from 725 to 401 in 3 months. I even lost weight as a side effect.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
6/6/2015 9:08:05 PM

Reviewer: lucy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only taken this med for 10 days and I feel terrible! I am DEPRESSED and tired all the time plus my throat hurts. I am NOT taking it again, specially after reading it may cause cancer, liver problems and kidney stones! to top it off I am experiencing hoarseness in my voice. And it may cause weight gain????!!!

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
2/15/2015 1:42:08 PM

Reviewer: Goodbye Nasty Triglycerides, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First test was 530 but CL was 131.. went on a diet but only dropped to 517 but i messed up and went back to cookies and candy and fast food..not good.. Genetic i am told..On GF now twice a day..do yourself a favor.. drop all sugars,refined carbs,cookies,candy,breads..all bread..eat tons of veggies,nuts,salads,XV olive oil,chicken.. you will lose those TG's..you have to be commited..genetic Hyp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
12/10/2014 12:27:32 PM

Reviewer: Amore22, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm taking/was taking this for high triglycerides. However, I have no set schedule so ended up taking pills in a hit or miss fashion. Then sort of forgot about it. I need to get back on it because it caused no side effects. And I really need to lose weight, & comments here about feeling full make me REALLY want to start taking it again because I hardly ever feel full. Now the TV is sh ... Show Full Comment

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