Gemfibrozil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Appendicitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Taste Impairment
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Decrease In Bone Marrow Production
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Disease Of The Gallbladder
  • Gallstones
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Muscle Inflammation
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Vocal Cord Swelling

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Blurred Vision
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Hives
  • 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
  • The Inability To Have An Erection

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