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i take gemfibrozil twice a day 600 mlg i accidentally 2 tablets

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i take gemfibrozil twice a day 600 mlg i accidentally 2 tablets will i have problem i have been on this med for 10+ years


When this incident happened to you?

Do you currently have any symptoms?

Are you taking any other medications?

Any other medical history?


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

about 30 minutes ago

no symptons


no other meds


no med history other than this med for high cholesteral


Thanks for providing more information.
Well the maximum daily dosage of gemfibrozil is 1200 mg.

So as you have already take 2 tablets of gemfibrozil(2*600= 1200 mg)so you should avoid to take next dose same day.

And then start the medication regimen next day as per directed(twice a day before meals).

Chances of overdose are less however if you feel abdominal cramps, diarrhea, joint and muscle pain, nausea and vomiting then visit ER for prompt management.

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