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Lipi Ez 10 MG Tablet 15

Lipi Ez 10 MG Tablet 15

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    • Rs. 259.00

    Uses :

    Atorvastatin is used to reduce high cholesterol levels in the body and to lower stroke and heart attacks. It is also used to treat heart complications in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. Additionally, atorvastatin is used to lower bad cholesterol in the body. Ezetimibe is used for lowering the abnormal cholesterol levels in the blood. It reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed from the diet. Lowering the cholesterol levels in the body aids in the prevention of strokes and heart attacks.

    Mode of drug action


    Atorvastatin: Atorvastatin is an HMG-CoA reductase which is responsible for converting this enzyme into mevalonate in the cholesterol biosynthesis pathway. This results in the subsequent decrease of hepatic cholesterol levels and increases hepatic uptake of LDL-C concentrations. Ezetimibe: Ezetimibe blocks the action of Neimann-pick C1-like 1 (NPC1L1) protein on gastrointestinal tract epithelial cells which is the critical mediator of cholesterol absorption. It inhibits the absorption of cholesterol from small intestine and decreases the amount of cholesterol available to liver cells.

    What are the common side effects?

    Atorvastatin: The most common side effects of atorvastatin are heartburn, joint pain, confusion, diarrhea, indigestion, confusion, joint pain, fatigue, and weakness. Ezetimibe: The common side effects of Ezetimibe are nausea, fever, chills and vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, bloating, dizziness, difficulty in breathing, muscle weakness, joint pain and sinus inflammation.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Safe under medical guidance Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking Lipi EZ drug.

    • Do not take Lipi EZ medication during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    • Do not drink alcohol while taking Lipi EZ medication.

    • Do not take Lipi EZ drug while suffering from liver diseases.

    • Inform the doctor about ongoing Lipi EZ medication before undergoing any surgery.

    • Do not take the drug Lipi EZ if allergic to any of its ingredients.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I use atorvastatin during pregnancy? No, it is unsafe to use atorvastatin during pregnancy. Ask your doctor for the drug appropriate for you.

    2. What are the diet instructions I should follow while taking atorvastatin? Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Take fiber rich food.

    3. Does atorvastatin cause liver damage? Yes, atorvastatin, when taken with alcohol, may damage the functioning of the liver.

    4. Can I give atorvastatin to my 10-year-old child? Atorvastatin is not recommended for the younger children. Consult the doctor before giving the medicine.

    5. I am experiencing low blood pressure levels with atorvastatin. Should I stop the medicine? Yes, stop using atorvastatin and report the doctor immediately. Ezetimibe

    1. Does the use of Ezetimibe drug result in weight gain? No. Ezetimibe lowers the triglyceride levels which results in weight loss.

    2. Can I take Ezetimibe drug while taking cyclosporine or fluindione? No. Do not take Ezetimibe drug along with cyclosporine or fluindione.

    3. What if I overdose the drug? Do not take excess medicine of Ezetimibe than prescribed. An overdose of the drug leads to serious symptoms like trouble in breathing.

    4. Can I take Ezetimibe in case of any liver diseases? No. Do not take Ezetimibe drug in case of any liver disease as it elevates the transaminase levels.

    5. Can I take Ezetimibe along with anticoagulants? No. It is not safe to take anticoagulants while taking the drug as it increases the risk of bleeding.

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