Gemfibrozil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Gas
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach Cramps

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Appendicitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Eczema
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Pain In Arms Or Legs
  • Rash
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Taste Problems
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Defective Growth Of Bone Marrow
  • Disease Of The Gallbladder
  • Gallstones
  • Giant Hives
  • Muscle Inflammation
  • Muscle Problems
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Vocal Cord Swelling
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Bile Flow Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Blurred Vision
  • Depression
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Hives
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of A Joint
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Peripheral Nerve Inflammation
  • Skin Inflammation

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