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Lopid (Gemfibrozil) - Blood Cholesterol Increased - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Blood Cholesterol Increased (6)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Lopid (Gemfibrozil) where reactions include blood cholesterol increased. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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

Zocor
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk

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

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



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:
Norvasc
    Dosage: 5 mg, daily
    Indication: Hypertension

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

Crestor
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily
    Indication: Dyslipidaemia

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



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

Lopid
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Convulsion

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



Possible Lopid side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-18

Patient: 54 year old male

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 1998-01-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Convulsion

Lopid
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

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



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-02-14

Patient: female, weighing 104.0 kg (228.8 pounds)

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Contusion, Hyperkeratosis, Seborrhoeic Dermatitis, Diabetes Mellitus, Eczema, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Upper Extremity Mass, Neoplasm, Cardiac Disorder, Cardiomegaly, Malaise, Hepatotoxicity, Dermatitis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Anal Pruritus, Melanocytic Naevus, Back Pain, Cushingoid, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder, Drug Intolerance, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Rhinitis, Ill-Defined Disorder, Emotional Distress, Pancreatitis, Rosacea, Abscess, Painful Defaecation, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Stasis Dermatitis, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Oedema, Parotid Gland Enlargement, Shock Hypoglycaemic, Vomiting, Cataract, Mass, Carotid Bruit, Nerve Compression, Haematochezia, Atrophic Vulvovaginitis, Arthralgia, Physical Disability, Foot Deformity, Weight Decreased, Bile Duct Stone, Oesophageal Spasm, Cerebrovascular Disorder, Biliary Cirrhosis, Maculopathy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscle Spasms, Fluid Retention, Hepatic Cirrhosis, Dysphagia, Retinopathy, Acne, Abnormal Faeces, Faecal Incontinence, Venous Insufficiency, Eating Disorder, Fungal Infection, Rash Erythematous, Ear Pain, Cardiovascular Disorder, Spinal Column Stenosis, Nephropathy, Jaundice, Glaucoma, Pain, Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased, Tonsillitis, Hepatitis, Constipation, Liver Disorder, Weight Increased, Hepatomegaly, Fatigue, Neuropathy Peripheral, Dizziness, Thrombocytopenia, Sinusitis, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Pharyngitis, Nausea, Rash, Jaundice Cholestatic, Onychomycosis, Macular Oedema, Anxiety, Mental Impairment, Renal Impairment, Diarrhoea

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rezulin
    Dosage: daily
    Start date: 1998-04-28
    End date: 1998-07-15

Glucotrol XL
    Dosage: bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    End date: 1998-09-24

Altace
    Dosage: 2.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 1998-04-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Glucophage
    Dosage: bid
    End date: 1998-09-24

Rezulin
    Dosage: daily
    Start date: 1997-12-02
    End date: 1998-01-12

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg, unk
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 1994-10-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Zocor
    Dosage: q hs
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Ill-Defined Disorder
    Start date: 1993-10-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Glucophage
    Dosage: maxiimum dose
    Start date: 1999-12-14

Rezulin
    Dosage: 2 qam
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 1997-03-01
    End date: 1997-12-01

Rezulin
    Dosage: daily
    Start date: 1998-01-13
    End date: 1998-04-27

Unspecified Antidepressants
    Indication: Back Pain
    Start date: 1997-01-01
    End date: 1997-01-01

Pregabalin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diabetic Neuropathy

Glucophage
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 1999-05-01
    End date: 1999-12-13

Glucophage
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 1997-03-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Glucophage
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 1999-12-14

Other drugs received by patient: Precose; Humalog Regular Insulin; Diprolene Ascr; Catapres; Niacin; NPH Insulin; Nizoral Cream; Tricor; Zaroxolyn; Demadex; Aspirin; Potassium Chloride; Premarin; Lasix; Procardia; Amoxil; Timoptic-XE; LAC-Hydrin; Prednisone TAB; Metamucil-2



Possible Lopid side effects in female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-02-03

Patient: female, weighing 104.0 kg (228.8 pounds)

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Contusion, Hyperkeratosis, Seborrhoeic Dermatitis, Diabetes Mellitus, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Eczema, Neoplasm, Upper Extremity Mass, Cardiomegaly, Cardiac Disorder, Malaise, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Hepatotoxicity, Dermatitis, Anal Pruritus, Melanocytic Naevus, Cushingoid, Back Pain, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder, Drug Intolerance, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Rhinitis, Ill-Defined Disorder, Emotional Distress, Rosacea, Pancreatitis, Abscess, Painful Defaecation, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Stasis Dermatitis, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Oedema, Shock Hypoglycaemic, Parotid Gland Enlargement, Cataract, Vomiting, Mass, Carotid Bruit, Nerve Compression, Haematochezia, Atrophic Vulvovaginitis, Arthralgia, Physical Disability, Weight Decreased, Foot Deformity, Bile Duct Stone, Oesophageal Spasm, Cerebrovascular Disorder, Biliary Cirrhosis, Maculopathy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Fluid Retention, Hepatic Cirrhosis, Muscle Spasms, Dysphagia, Retinopathy, Acne, Abnormal Faeces, Faecal Incontinence, Venous Insufficiency, Eating Disorder, Fungal Infection, Rash Erythematous, Ear Pain, Cardiovascular Disorder, Nephropathy, Spinal Column Stenosis, Jaundice, Glaucoma, Pain, Tonsillitis, Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased, Constipation, Hepatitis, Liver Disorder, Weight Increased, Neuropathy Peripheral, Fatigue, Hepatomegaly, Dizziness, Sinusitis, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Thrombocytopenia, Pharyngitis, Nausea, Rash, Onychomycosis, Jaundice Cholestatic, Macular Oedema, Anxiety, Mental Impairment, Renal Impairment, Diarrhoea

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rezulin
    Dosage: daily
    Start date: 1998-01-13
    End date: 1998-04-27

Pregabalin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diabetic Neuropathy

Glucophage
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 1999-05-01
    End date: 1999-12-13

Glucophage
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 1999-12-14

Glucotrol XL
    Dosage: bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    End date: 1998-09-24

Unspecified Antidepressants
    Indication: Back Pain
    Start date: 1997-01-01
    End date: 1997-01-01

Rezulin
    Dosage: 2 qam
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 1997-03-01
    End date: 1997-12-01

Rezulin
    Dosage: daily
    Start date: 1997-12-02
    End date: 1998-01-12

Lopid
    Dosage: 600 mg, unk
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 1994-10-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Rezulin
    Dosage: daily
    Start date: 1998-04-28
    End date: 1998-07-15

Glucophage
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 1997-03-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Altace
    Dosage: 2.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 1998-04-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Zocor
    Dosage: q hs
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Ill-Defined Disorder
    Start date: 1993-10-01
    End date: 1998-09-24

Glucophage
    Dosage: bid
    End date: 1998-09-24

Glucophage
    Dosage: maxiimum dose
    Start date: 1999-12-14

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Diprolene Ascr; Demadex; NPH Insulin; Premarin; Amoxil; Prednisone TAB; Tricor; Aspirin; Precose; Potassium Chloride; Timoptic-XE; Catapres; Niacin; Procardia; Metamucil-2; Nizoral Cream; Humalog Regular Insulin; Zaroxolyn; LAC-Hydrin

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