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

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Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
5/23/2014 3:09:37 PM

Reviewer: Sandra, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I have taken this medication with really bad side effect like muscle pain and weakness and painful in my bones do to this medication on a long period of time of usage.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
4/4/2014 8:23:39 PM

Reviewer: ronald, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
All the bad side effects hit me at once. I realize this stuff works for some people, but I never felt so bad in my life after just 3 days. You name it, it hurt! Could not sit down without pain, yes, that bad. Felt awful all of the time. Diarheah, gas, flatuation, really no energy at all. Tired. Thought I was going to die.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
3/25/2014 9:43:52 AM

Reviewer: SpartanWolverine, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this med for about 6 weeks. I've experienced sluggishness, headaches, dizziness, floating. I'm not on any other cholesterol meds but Gemfi. I was on Tricor(Fenofibrate), but new Insuraance put a stop to that. Never had a problem on Feno for 9 years. My mother is a retired nurse pract. and has her own cholesterol issues. She is now on a natural cholesterol-lowering reci ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
1/22/2014 11:41:41 PM

Reviewer: deremator6@aol.com, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I have been taking Gemfibrozil for approx 15 yrs, for past 1-2 yrs my white blood cell count and red blood cell count have declined I was referred with a blood specialist, did not know reason for declined, no signs of cancer, thought maybe it was Gemfibrozil or Metformin, Iam also taking Simvastatin and Losartan/HCTZ ,started taking multiple vitamins ,Vit E,C, any immune boosters my CBC levels now ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/18/2013 1:03:15 PM

Reviewer: julia, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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As compared to other drugs that were tried first such as zocor and like drugs which caused my skin to feel like it was on fire where as gemfibrozil has caused little side effects, just flushing at night is all which isn't fun but compared to the burning skin from the other drugs, it is liveable

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