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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
10/1/2013 1:02:30 PM

Reviewer: none, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this for at least 10 years for Triglycerides. It controls the condition but have anemia now and taking iron infusions. I am also going to have to change this to another drug because of Plan D limitations.I now also have gout on occasions and am wondering what else would be a good alternative? lso, should I continue taking this in spite of the plan D limitations??

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
8/18/2013 5:10:56 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
8/10/2013 5:16:49 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
cannot tolerate statins

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
8/2/2013 10:28:42 AM

Reviewer: Doctor Quackaroo, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The bottom line I see on here is the simple fact that most doctors are incompetent morons. You get a blood test and they write scrips for 5 different medicines and everything goes to hell and neither you, nor they, have a clue what to do. That's why the license says" practicing medicine". Here's the way you do it. Adress the critical problem first( generally BP). Take that med f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
6/16/2013 11:42:37 PM

Reviewer: USAFSGT, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Gemfibrozil is a dual purpose drug as several reviewers have noted. In 1977 at the age of 19 while serving in the USAF I had my cholesterol, HDL/LDL & total, and triglycerides tested. It was a new test and as I worked at the hospital I volunteered. Come to find out that my cholesterol was 421 and triglycerides 796. My doctor whom I worked for told me "you have a great heart for a 65 y/o m ... Show Full Comment

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