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Lipid 10mg Tablet

By STADMED PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Atorvastatin(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Hypolipidemic Drugs

Medical Description

The composition of Lipid 10mg Tab is a hypolipidaemic medicine. It is classified under the statin group of medicines and its uses include lowering the level of bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) in the body.
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Uses of Lipid 10mg Tab

  • Heart diseases
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglyceride levels

Contraindications of Lipid 10mg Tab

  • Liver diseases
  • Abnormal liver tests
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnancy
  • Taking medicines like glecaprevir/pibrentasvir
  • Allergic to atorvastatin

Side effects of Lipid 10mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Blood test abnormalities
  • Nose bleeding
  • Throat pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nightmares
  • Inability to sleep
  • Allergic reactions
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Tiredness
  • A serious side effect of Lipid 10mg Tab is abnormal muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis)
  • serious illness

Precautions and Warnings of Lipid 10mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lipid 10mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The use of this medicine is not safe during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unsafe to use while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the tablet?
A:
It can be taken before driving as it has no effect on the driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lipid 10mg Tab?
A:
Too much consumption of alcohol can result in liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have taken a medicine called fusidic acid in the last 7 days, have muscle problems, kidney problems, or drink alcohol regularly.

Mode of Action of Lipid 10mg Tab

How Does It Work?

An enzyme named HMG-CoA reductase forms cholesterol in the body. Lipid 10mg Tab inhibits this enzyme and lowers the levels of cholesterol and bad cholesterol (LDL levels) in the blood. It increases good cholesterol (HDL levels).
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Directions for Use of Lipid 10mg Tab

Always take Lipid 10mg Tab dosage as per the prescription of your physician. Do not alter the dose by yourself. Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated. Do not stop taking the medicine before your prescribed duration.
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Interactions of Lipid 10mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

It can affect certain medications such as cholesterol-lowering medicines (ezetimibe, gemfibrozil, colestipol) and other medicines such as amiodarone, itraconazole, voriconazole, verapamil, diltiazem, cyclosporine, ritonavir, lopinavir, indinavir, darunavir, ketoconazole, clarithromycin, erythromycin, fusidic acid, glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.
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Interactions with food items

The grapefruit juice should be taken in very little quantities.

Storage and disposal of Lipid 10mg Tab

The medicine is to be stored at room temperature. It should not be exposed directly to sunlight, heat or moisture. Discard the product as soon as it gets expired.

Dosage of Lipid 10mg Tab

Overdose

Consult your doctor immediately in case of overdosing.

Missed a Dose

In case you miss any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearly the time for the next dose, then continue with it and skip the missed dose. To compensate do not take a double dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Before starting this medicine, what information should I share with my doctor?

A: If you have any kidney or liver disorder or if you are pregnant, inform your doctor.

Q: When and how should I consume Lipid 10mg Tab?

A: It should be taken daily at a fixed time with water. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking the medicine?

A: Attach your medicine with any of your daily activity such as having your meal or brushing your teeth or you can set the alarm or keep a daily reminder. This may help you to take your medicine.

Q: What precautions should be taken while taking the tablet?

A: Avoid eating food with high fat content and exercise on a regular basis for maximum benefits

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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