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Liponorm F 10/160 MG Tablet

Liponorm F 10/160 MG Tablet

BLUE CROSS LABORATORIES LTD

    • Rs. 50.00

    Manufactured by: Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.

    Composition: Atorvastatin (10 mg) + Fenofibrate (160 mg)

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Dyslipidaemic Agents

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: High cholesterol, High triglycerides, hyperlipidemia

    What is Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet?

    Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet is a combination of two drugs- Fenofibrate and Atorvastatin which is used to reduce the high cholesterol and triglycerides level in the blood.

    Uses:

    Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet is used to reduce the high cholesterol and triglycerides level in the blood.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering drug. It works by inhibiting an enzyme -HMG-CoA-reductase that is required for the synthesis of cholesterol in the body. Hence, decrease the level of high cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides.

    Common Side Effects of Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet

    • Stomach pain
    • Headache
    • Nausea
    • Constipation
    • Weakness
    • Dizziness
    • Muscle pain
    • Increased liver enzymes

    How to Use Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet?

    Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • The pregnant and lactating women should take this medication on doctor’s advice.
    • Inform to your doctor if you experience persistent headache and muscle pain while taking this medication.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with this medicine.
    • Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease or persistent high serum transaminases level.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet

    • This medication is contraindicated in the patients with severe renal impairment or kidney diseases.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet with other compounds

    • The use of this medicine is advised against in those concurrently using immunosuppressant medication such as cyclosporin and other lipid lowering drugs (e.g. gemfibrozil).
    • Concomitant treatment with itraconazole and HIV protease inhibitors can increase the serum levels of this medication.
    • Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet may increase the risk of myopathy or muscle disease when concomitantly used with niacin.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (Between 25-30°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. How often can I take Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet?

    Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Is Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet safe to use during pregnancy?

    The pregnant women should use Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor.

    1. How does the Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet work?

    Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet works by inhibiting an enzyme -HMG-CoA-reductase that is required for the synthesis of cholesterol in the body. Hence, decrease the level of high cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides.

    1. Can I take Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet in diabetic condition?

    Diabetic patients should take Liponorm F 10/160 mg Tablet on doctor’s consultation.

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