Creolip 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S contains rosuvastatin. It is a hypolipidemic belonging to the family of medicines called statins. It is used for the lowering of the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in the body.
Uses of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
- High cholesterol levels
- High blood pressure
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Prevention of stroke and heart attack
Contraindications of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
- Hypersensitivity to the medicine
- Liver or kidney disorder
- Abnormal liver tests
- Excessive alcohol consumption
Side effects of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
- Common side effects of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S include headache, stomach pain, dizziness, heartburn, constipation and nausea
- Serious side effects of the medicine include muscle ache, lethargy, fever, blood in the urine and muscle pain; jaundice and abnormal liver enzymes; and abnormal muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis)
Precautions and Warnings of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
Can I take Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S during pregnancy?
The medicine is not be used during pregnancy or while trying to conceive.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine is not safe to use while nursing; a safer alternative should be sought.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
Yes, this medicine does not affect one's ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Liver damage can occur if excessive alcohol is consumed during treatment with this medicine and should be avoided.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have kidney or liver disorders
- You have an alcohol addiction or consume alcohol frequently
- You have had muscle ache or other issues in the past as a result of other cholesterol-lowering medications
- You have dark-coloured urine, fever and muscle pain
Mode of Action of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
How Does It Work?
The medicine inhibits the enzyme HMG - CoA reductase, which is responsible for the formation of cholesterol in the body. This results in lower levels of LDL in the body.
Directions for Use of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
The tablet should be taken with water, preferably at the same time every day.
Interactions of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
- Can cause rhabdomyolysis when consumed with fusidic acid (or within seven days of stopping it)
- Can increase the risk of myopathy when consumed with other cholesterol-lowering medications
- Interacts with amiodarone, diltiazem, verapamil and antacids
- Levels can be reduced by cyclosporin, warfarin, oral contraceptive pills, itraconazole, ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin and HIV protease inhibitors
Interactions with food items
Grapefruit juice should be avoided during treatment as it interacts with the medicine.
Storage and disposal of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
The tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Follow the instructions on the label.
Dosage of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S
The prescribed dosage of Creolip 10mg Tab 10'S should be followed. An overdose can lead to an increase in the severe side effects and should be reported to emergency medical services immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, a minimum gap of 12 hours should be maintained between two doses of the medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What are the precautions to be taken while using the medicine?
A: Avoid food with high-fat content and exercise regularly for optimum results.
Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for these tablets?
A: The medicine should be stored at room temperature. Keep away from excessive heat and moisture. Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use after the expiry date on the carton or when not needed.
Q: How long does this medicine take to show its effects?
A: This medicine takes 2-4 weeks to show lower levels of LDL in the body. The results vary for every individual. Your doctor may alter the doses to suit your cholesterol goals.
Q: When and how should I take this medicine?
A: The tablet should be swallowed whole, with water, preferably at the same time every day. It may be taken with or without food. Dose adjustments, if any, should be done only by your doctor. Regular checking of the levels of cholesterol is needed to decide the course of treatment.
Q: What are the things I should discuss with the doctor prior to treatment with this medicine?
A: The doctor should be informed about any treatment with fusidic acid, family history of muscular problems with other cholesterol-lowering medications, pregnancy status and use of contraception.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 05:43 AM (IST)
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