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Lipvas 40 mg (Atorvastatin)

Active Ingredient

Atorvastatin

Indication

High cholesterol

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Strength

Atorvastatin (40mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Lipvas 40 mg (Atorvastatin)

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100 Tablet $35.00
200 Tablet $65.00
300 Tablet $90.00
400 Tablet $115.00
500 Tablet $135.00

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Description

What is Lipvas 40 mg ?

Lipvas 40 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It is used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart diseases. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in your blood vessels and causes narrowing, which may lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Lipvas 40 Tablet is a widely prescribed medicine and is regarded as safe for long-term use when taken as per the doctor’s advice. It can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day but try to take it at about the same time each day.

Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but stopping your medicine may increase your cholesterol levels thereby increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.

It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of the treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake, and weight reduction.

You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat. 

How to use Lipvas 40 mg?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lipvas 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How to Lipvas 40 mg?

Lipvas 40 Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, raising the level of “good” cholesterol (HDL).

Uses of Lipvas 40 MG

Lipvas Tablet is used to lower your cholesterol level and triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood) and prevent any heart problems like a heart attack.

Contraindications of Lipvas 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to Atorvastatin or any other components of Lipvas Tablet.
  • If you have or ever had any liver disease, any abnormality in the liver function test.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side Effect of Lipvas 40 mg

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lipvas

  • Dyspepsia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Joint pain
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Nausea
  • Pain in extremities
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Abnormal liver function tests

Dosage of Lipvas 40 MG

Overdose

Excess of Lipvas Tablet can result in dizziness, muscular breakdown, lack of appetite and increased allergic reactions. If you think you have taken too much dose of this medicine than prescribed, inform your doctor immediately or reach the nearest hospital.

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Missed a Dose

If you have missed or have forgotten to take a single dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. But if its time for your next dose, skip the forgotten dose and continue with a regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Interactions of Lipvas 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • HIV medications such as ritonavir with Lipvas Tablet can result in severe side effects.
  • Erythromycin (antibiotic) taken with Lipvas Tablet can result in increased side effects.
  • It should be ensured that fusidic acid is taken in a proper gap with this medicine, a minimum gap of seven days is advised.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

FAQ’s

Q: Is Lipvas Tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, Lipvas Tablet is not a blood thinner. Atorvastatin in this medicine has lipid-lowering action.

Q: Is Lipvas Tablet good for cholesterol?

A: Yes, Lipvas Tablet is used to lower the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and improve levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It lowers the overall raised cholesterol levels.

Q. Does Lipvas Tablet cause diabetes?

A: If you have experienced an increase in blood sugar level, inform your doctor. A slight increase in sugar level can occur after taking Lipvas Tablet. Regularly check your blood levels if you are on this treatment.

 

 

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