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Genlip 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Genlip 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Genlip 10 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
34
₹3.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Genlip Tablet

Uses of Genlip Tablet

Genlip 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Genlip Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Genlip are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Genlip Tablet

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. Genlip 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Genlip Tablet works

Genlip 10 mg 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), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Genlip Tablet

Expert advice for Genlip Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Genlip 10 mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Genlip 10 mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Genlip Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Genlip Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Genlip 10 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Genlip 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Genlip 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Genlip 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Genlip 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Genlip 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Genlip 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Genlip 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Genlip Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Genlip 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Genlip Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Q. Is Genlip used for lowering cholesterol?
Genlip belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. It is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed. If you are at an increased risk of heart disease, Genlip can also be used to reduce such risk even if your cholesterol levels are normal. You should maintain a standard cholesterol-lowering diet during treatment.
Q. Is Genlip diuretic?
Genlip is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Genlip better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Genlip, simvastatin, and pravastatin belong to the same category of medications with similar action and similar side effects, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can the use of Genlip cause diabetes?
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Genlip. However, it may increase your blood sugar levels. So, it is very important that you monitor your blood sugar levels regularly if you are taking Genlip. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Genlip as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can Genlip lower the level of triglycerides?
Genlip belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Genlip is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed.
Q. Does Genlip cause weight loss?
Genlip has not been reported to cause weight loss. However, weight gain has been reported as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while you are taking Genlip.
Q. Does Genlip cause erectile dysfunction?
Genlip can cause erectile dysfunction although this side effect is not very clear. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction while you are taking Genlip.
Q. Does Genlip cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Genlip. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Genlip as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Does Genlip cause memory loss?
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Genlip, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Genlip.
Q. Does Genlip cause frequent urination?
Genlip has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Genlip.
Q. Does Genlip cause high blood pressure?
Genlip has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Genlip.
Q. Is Genlip a blood thinner?
Genlip is not a blood thinner. Genlip is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Genlip safe to take?
Genlip is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Genlip a beta blocker?
Genlip is not a beta blocker. Genlip is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Genlip a controlled substance?
Genlip is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA). Controlled substances are drugs that are strictly regulated to reduce the risk of abuse and illegal distribution. To determine the level of restriction placed on a particular controlled substance, five different categories (or "Schedules") are used. A controlled substance will belong to Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V, with Schedule V being the least restricted.
Q. Is Genlip an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Genlip is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Genlip is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Genlip with metformin?
Genlip can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with ibuprofen?
Genlip can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with milk?
No information is available for the use of Genlip with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Genlip with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Genlip have similar effects and they may increase the effects of each other. Fenofibrate may also increase side effects like risk for rhabdomyolysis (condition in which damaged skeletal muscle breaks down rapidly). Monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with levothyroxine?
Genlip can be taken with levothyroxine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with amlodipine?
Genlip can be taken with amlodipine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Genlip by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy). So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Genlip by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Genlip. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Genlip with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Genlip by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Genlip. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Genlip cause gas?
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Genlip. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Genlip lower blood pressure?
Genlip is a lipid-lowering drug used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels and for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. However, a meta-analysis of different clinical trial shows that Genlip has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Q. Does Genlip affect the liver?
Genlip is associated rarely with hepatobiliary disorders. Its use is also linked with abnormal liver function test and hence a periodic test of the liver functions is recommended.
Q. Does Genlip cause itching?
Genlip use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Genlip thin blood?
Genlip is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Q. What is Genlip?
Genlip is a lipid-lowering drug which belongs to group of medications called statins (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. It acts by blocking the enzyme HMG CoA reductase and formation of cholesterol, thus, lowering the blood lipid levels.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Genlip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Genlip with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol
Genlip with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Genlip with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Genlip with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Genlip with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil, Entinib, Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Genlip with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Genlip with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod
Genlip with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid
Genlip with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic
Genlip with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral
Genlip with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat
Genlip with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Donogen, Gonablok, Ladogal
Genlip with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Genlip with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen
Genlip with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac
Genlip with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad
Genlip with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
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