Lilo 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lilo Tablet

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Uses of Lilo Tablet

Lilo 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol and increased triglycerides.
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Side effects of Lilo Tablet

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Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Lilo 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. Lilo 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lilo Tablet works

Lilo 20mg 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 Lilo Tablet

Expert advice for Lilo Tablet

  • Lilo lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Lilo prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • In general, Lilo is safe. It may cause digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • It is better to take in the evening.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
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Lilo Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lilo Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lilo 20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Lilo 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Lilo 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lilo 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lilo 20mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lilo 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lilo 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lilo 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Alicin 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lilo Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin

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.
Lilo 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, Lilo 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.
Lilo is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Lilo better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Lilo, 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.
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Lilo. 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 Lilo. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Lilo as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Lilo belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Lilo 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.
Lilo 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 Lilo.
Lilo 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 Lilo.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Lilo. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Lilo as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Lilo, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Lilo.
Lilo has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Lilo.
Lilo has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Lilo.
Lilo is not a blood thinner. Lilo is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Lilo is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Lilo is not a beta blocker. Lilo is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Lilo 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.
Lilo is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Lilo is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Lilo with metformin?
Lilo 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 Lilo with ibuprofen?
Lilo 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 Lilo with milk?
No information is available for the use of Lilo with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Lilo with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Lilo 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.
Lilo 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 Lilo with amlodipine?
Lilo 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 Lilo with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Lilo 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 Lilo with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Lilo by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Lilo. 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 Lilo with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Lilo by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Lilo. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Lilo. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Lilo 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 Lilo has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Lilo 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.
Lilo use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Lilo is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Lilo 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.
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