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Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By USV PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Fenofibrate(160.0 Mg)
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HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS

Medical Description

Lipicard 160 tablet contains fenofibrate which lowers the fats in the body such as cholesterol and triglycerides. This medicine is used along with specific diet, exercise and lifestyle modifications f...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

For reducing raised levels of fat (triglycerides) with normal levels of good fat (HDL). For reducing raised levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in patients who are at risk of heart disease when st...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you are allergic to fenofibrate or any other ingredient of this medicine If you suffer from a liver disease If you suffer from a severe kidney disorder If you have experienced allergic reactions...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Pain or discomfort in the abdomen
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Muscle cramps
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I takeLipicard 160 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Use ofLipicard 160 tablet is not recommended in pregnant women as there is limited information regarding the safe use of this medicine in pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I takeLipicard 160 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should avoid the use ofLipicard 160 tablet in breastfeeding mothers as there is limited information regarding the presence of this medicine in breastmilk
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumedLipicard 160 tablet?
A:
Yes, you can drive asLipicard 160 tablet does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol withLipicard 160 tablet?
A:
This medicine as such is not known to interact withLipicard 160 tablet. However, you should avoid alcohol intake in order to achieve good control of fat levels.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an intolerance to certain sugars (lactose intolerance)
  • You or someone in your family has muscle-related disorders
  • You have a thyroid disorder
  • You have liver or kidney disease
  • You consume too much alcohol
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Lipicard 160 tablet contains fat lowering medicine named fenofibrate which increases the breakdown of fat in the body and helps in lowering the levels of triglycerides thereby reducing the risk of hea...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor with food.
interactions

Interactions of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use ofLipicard 160 tablet with blood thinners (aspirin, warfarin) may increase the risk of bleeding
  • Reversible problems related to kidneys have been reported whenLipicard 160 tablet is given in patients taking medicines for lowering immunity (cyclosporin)
  • Use of fenofibrate with other fat lowering medicines(other fibrates and statins) should be done carefully as it increases the risk of muscle damage
  • Effects of this medicine may be reduced in patients taking birth control pills (oestrogen-containing oral contraceptives)
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation, and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store at a cool and dry place. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lipicard 160mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What diet should I follow withLipicard 160 tablet?

A: Lipicard 160 tablet is given to lower the levels of fat in your body. For effective control follow a low fat, low sugar diet alongwith regular walking and exercise schedule.

Q: How should I takeLipicard 160 tablet?

A: TakeLipicard 160 tablet as prescribed by your doctor. It works best when taken along with your meals.

Q: How long should I take Lipicard 160?

A: You must continue taking the medicine until the doctor advises you to stop. It is usually prescribed for long term use.

Q: Is Lipicard a fenofibrate?

A: Yes, Lipicard contains fenofibrate which increases the breakdown of fat in the body and helps in lowering the levels of triglycerides thereby reducing the risk of heart diseases and other health problems.

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ContainsFenofibrate(160.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsPain or discomfort in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 24 Nov 2021 | 10:17 AM (IST)
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