gemfibrozil

noun
gem·​fi·​bro·​zil | \ jem-ˈfī-brə-(ˌ)zil How to pronounce gemfibrozil (audio) , -ˈfi- How to pronounce gemfibrozil (audio) \

Definition of gemfibrozil

: a drug C15H22O3 that regulates blood serum lipids and is used especially to lower the levels of triglycerides and increase the levels of HDLs

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Are or may be pregnant, have osteoporosis, have severe liver disease, or take medicines known as strong OATP1B1 inhibitors, such as cyclosporine or gemfibrozil. Vogue, "Danish Jewelry Designer Vibe Harsløf’s Riffs on the Omnipresent EarPod are Something to Shout About," 23 Aug. 2019 Are or may be pregnant, have osteoporosis, have severe liver disease, or take medicines known as strong OATP1B1 inhibitors, such as cyclosporine or gemfibrozil. Vogue, "Danish Jewelry Designer Vibe Harsløf’s Riffs on the Omnipresent EarPod are Something to Shout About," 23 Aug. 2019 Are or may be pregnant, have osteoporosis, have severe liver disease, or take medicines known as strong OATP1B1 inhibitors, such as cyclosporine or gemfibrozil. Vogue, "Rosalía Just Kickstarted Festival Season’s Unlikeliest Trend," 8 July 2019 Are or may be pregnant, have osteoporosis, have severe liver disease, or take medicines known as strong OATP1B1 inhibitors, such as cyclosporine or gemfibrozil. Vogue, "Rosalía Just Kickstarted Festival Season’s Unlikeliest Trend," 8 July 2019 Are or may be pregnant, have osteoporosis, have severe liver disease, or take medicines known as strong OATP1B1 inhibitors, such as cyclosporine or gemfibrozil. Vogue, "Rosalía Just Kickstarted Festival Season’s Unlikeliest Trend," 8 July 2019 Are or may be pregnant, have osteoporosis, have severe liver disease, or take medicines known as strong OATP1B1 inhibitors, such as cyclosporine or gemfibrozil. Glamour, "The Biggest Swimwear Color Trends for Summer 2019," 25 May 2019

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First Known Use of gemfibrozil

1976, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gemfibrozil

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gemfibrozil

noun
gem·​fi·​bro·​zil | \ jem-ˈfī-brə-(ˌ)zil How to pronounce gemfibrozil (audio) , -ˈfib-rə- How to pronounce gemfibrozil (audio) \

Medical Definition of gemfibrozil

: a drug C15H22O3 that regulates blood serum lipids and is used especially to lower the levels of triglycerides and increase the levels of HDLs in the treatment of hyperlipidemia — see lopid

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