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Gemfibrozil Tablets USP 600 mg

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Brand name*: Lopid® therapeutic class: Antihyperlipidemic

Indications and Usage:

Gemfibrozil tablets, USP are indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet for:

1. Treatment of adult patients with very high elevations of serum triglyceride levels (Types IV and V hyperlipidemia) who present a risk of pancreatitis and who do not respond adequately to a determined dietary effort to control them.

2. Reducing the risk of developing coronary heart disease only in Type IIb patients without history of or symptoms of existing coronary heart disease who have had an inadequate response to weight loss, dietary therapy, exercise, and other pharmacologic agents (such as bile acid sequestrants and nicotinic acid, known to reduce LDL- and raise HDL-cholesterol) and who have the following triad of lipid abnormalities: low HDL-cholesterol levels in addition  to  elevated  LDL-cholesterol  and  elevated  triglycerides.

THE POTENTIAL BENEFIT OF GEMFIBROZIL IN TREATING TYPE IIA PATIENTS WITH ELEVATIONS OF LDL-CHOLESTEROL ONLY IS NOT LIKELY TO OUTWEIGH THE RISKS. GEMFIBROZIL TABLETS, USP ARE ALSO NOT INDICATED FOR THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH LOW HDL-CHOLESTEROL AS THEIR ONLY LIPID ABNORMALITY.

For more information please see the prescribing information.


product information
Product Name Gemfibrozil Tablets
Strength 600 mg
Dosage Form Tablets
Pack Size 60 count and 500 count
NDC 60 count: 57237-163-60
500 count: 57237-163-05
UPC 60 count: 357237163603
500 count: 357237163054
OTC/Rx Rx
TE Code AB
Reference Brand Lopid®
Product Characteristics
Color White to off-white
Shape Elliptical, biconvex
Gluten Free from Gluten
Lactose Contains Lactose
Sweeteners Free from Sweeteners
Soy Free from Soy
Gelatin Free from Gelatin
Allergen Info Contains Corn Starch
Other Product Info Not Applicable
Manufacturing and Packing Information
Case Weight 60 count: 9.671 lbs
500 count: 4.14 lbs
Case Dimensions (L x W x H) 60 count: 7.953" x 6.063" x 3.858"
500 count: 16.54" x 12.6" x 7.68"
Bottle Size 60 count: 100 cc
500 count: 850 cc
Bottle Weight 60 count: 0.174 lbs
500 count: 0.179 lbs
Master Shipper 60 count: 48
500 count: 12
Inner case pack (min. order qty) 60 count: 12
500 count: N/A
# Cases/Pallet Varies
Other Information
Inactive Ingredients Calcium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, hypromellose, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, low viscosity hydroxypropyl cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate, pregelatinized starch (maize), and titanium dioxide.
Therapeutic Class Antihyperlipidemic
Imprint / Markings E; 82
Special Instructions Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from light and humidity.
Product Shelf Life 24 Months