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Lopid (Gemfibrozil) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Lopid (Gemfibrozil) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (78)
Death (3)
Life Threatening Events (4)
Disability (5)

Reports by Reaction Type

Weight Decreased (10)Contusion (10)Blood Triglycerides Increased (10)Dizziness (9)Drug Hypersensitivity (9)Diarrhoea (9)Abdominal Discomfort (8)Hepatitis (7)Intracranial Aneurysm (7)Malaise (6)Blood Cholesterol Increased (6)Transient Ischaemic Attack (6)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Lopid (Gemfibrozil). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Dyslipidaemia, Rhabdomyolysis, Eye Operation, Hypoglycaemia, Oedema Peripheral, Obesity, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Tendonitis, Kidney Infection, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Drug Hypersensitivity, Eye Pain, Hysterectomy, Polymyositis, Intention Tremor, Diabetic Neuropathy, Insomnia, Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetic Gastroparesis, Blindness, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid
    Dosage: 1200 mg, qpm
    End date: 2005-10-11

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg, qam
    Indication: Dyslipidaemia
    End date: 2005-10-11

Phentermine
    Dosage: 37.5 mg, unk
    Indication: Decreased Appetite
    End date: 2005-10-11

Zocor
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2005-10-11



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 72 year old male, weighing 82.1 kg (180.6 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Failure, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, High Density Lipoprotein Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crestor
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily
    Indication: Dyslipidaemia

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased

Norvasc
    Dosage: 5 mg, daily
    Indication: Hypertension

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Acetylsalicylic Acid; Atenolol; Vitamin B-12; Pletal; Novolin R; Coumadin; Terazosin; Vitamin D



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: male

Reactions: Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: female

Reactions: Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Lopid
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in 41 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: 41 year old male

Reactions: Myalgia, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Sinusitis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Tikosyn
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Intracranial Aneurysm

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-05-12

Lopid
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-05-12

Zoloft
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-05-12



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Heart Rate Irregular

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Calan SR

Lipitor

Lopid

Lyrica



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: male

Reactions: Abdominal Discomfort, Weight Increased, Dyspnoea, Presyncope, Drug Intolerance, Feeling Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Tikosyn
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Cardiac Pacemaker Insertion



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: male

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient:

Reactions: Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-09

Patient: male

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Hypersensitivity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amoxapine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

AN Unknown Medication
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Augmentin '125'
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Benadryl
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Betamethasone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Biaxin XL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ceftin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Claritin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cleocin Hydrochloride
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clindamycin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Codeine Sulfate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Darvocet
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Darvon
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Demadex
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Demerol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Erythromycin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Flexeril
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Floxin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Fosamax
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Gantrisin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Gentamicin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Geocillin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hismanal
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Intravenous Pyelogram DYE
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Keflex
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ketoconazole
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ketoprofen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Konsyl
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levaquin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levsinex
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lopid
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Macrobid
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Macrodantin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Mandelamine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Maxaquin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metronidazole
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Monistat

Monistat
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Negram Powder
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nilstat
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Noroxin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Norpramin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Omniflox
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Orphenadrine Citrate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Pentazocine Lactate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Persantine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Premarin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Propantheline Bromide
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Quinolone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Sinequan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

SLO-BID
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Sulfur
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Suprax
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

TAO
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tavist-D
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tetracycline
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Theo-DUR
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Trimpex
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Urised
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Valium
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Lopid side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-06

Patient: 54 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Cyst, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Disorder, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Convulsion

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 1998-01-01

Lopid
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Phenytoin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 1998-01-01



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Myalgia, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Drug Hypersensitivity, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: female, weighing 113.0 kg (248.6 pounds)

Reactions: Contusion, Wrong Drug Administered, Oropharyngeal Pain, Headache, Pyrexia, Accidental Overdose, Abdominal Pain Upper, Abdominal Discomfort, Thinking Abnormal, Malaise, DRY Mouth, Dizziness, Drug Dispensing Error, Cough, Dyspnoea, Muscular Weakness, Dysgeusia, Dysstasia, Diarrhoea, Haemorrhagic Diathesis, Vision Blurred, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid

Other drugs received by patient: Norco; Gabapentin; Cymbalta



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: female, weighing 113.0 kg (248.6 pounds)

Reactions: Contusion, Wrong Drug Administered, Oropharyngeal Pain, Headache, Pyrexia, Accidental Overdose, Abdominal Pain Upper, Abdominal Discomfort, Malaise, Thinking Abnormal, DRY Mouth, Dizziness, Drug Dispensing Error, Cough, Dyspnoea, Muscular Weakness, Dysgeusia, Dysstasia, Diarrhoea, Haemorrhagic Diathesis, Vision Blurred, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid

Other drugs received by patient: Cymbalta; Gabapentin; Norco



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Pancreatic Disorder, Diabetes Mellitus

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient:

Reactions: Intracranial Aneurysm

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-05-12

Lopid
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-05-12

Zoloft
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-05-12



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-18

Patient:

Reactions: Intracranial Aneurysm

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: unk

Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Zoloft
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-14

Patient: female

Reactions: Blood Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Covera-HS
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Lopid
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Hypersensitivity, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid



Possible Lopid side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-07

Patient: 56 year old female, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Contusion, Vomiting, Nausea, Skin Discolouration, Dyspepsia, Intracranial Aneurysm, Memory Impairment, Application Site Vesicles

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg (600 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Risperidone
    Dosage: 0.5 mg (0.5 mg, 1 in 1 d), unknown
    Indication: Sleep Disorder
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Sertraline Hydrochloride; Vitamin D; Vitamin B12; Tramadol HCL; Levoxyl; Nicotine; Synthroid; Potassium Chloride; Alprazolam



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-07

Patient: male

Reactions: Off Label Use, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crestor
    Administration route: Oral

Lopid
    Indication: Dyslipidaemia



Possible Lopid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-06

Patient:

Reactions: Surgery

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-05

Patient: female, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Vomiting, Contusion, Nausea, Pharyngeal Neoplasm, Abdominal Discomfort, Dyspepsia, Skin Discolouration, Intracranial Aneurysm, Memory Impairment, Blister

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Risperidone
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Sleep Disorder
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Nicotine; Levoxyl; Alprazolam; Synthroid; Potassium; Vitamin D; Sertraline; Tramadol; Potassium; Vitamin B-12



Possible Lopid side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-04

Patient: male

Reactions: Fistula, Nystagmus, Dizziness, Vertigo Positional

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopid

Other drugs received by patient: Klonopin; Metformin; Aspirin; Verapamil; Celexa



Possible Lopid side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-04

Patient: 56 year old female, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Vomiting, Contusion, Nausea, Pharyngeal Neoplasm, Dyspepsia, Skin Discolouration, Intracranial Aneurysm, Application Site Vesicles

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg (600 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Risperidone
    Dosage: (0.5 mg), unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Alprazolam; Risperidone; Sertraline Hydrochloride; Tramadol HCL; Synthroid; Potassium Chloride; Vitamin D; Nicotine; Levoxyl; Vitamin B12

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