Lipicure 40 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lipicure Tablet

Lipicure 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Lipicure Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Lipicure 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. Lipicure 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lipicure Tablet works

Lipicure 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), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

Lipicure Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lipicure 40 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
Lipicure 40 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
Lipicure 40 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lipicure 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lipicure 40 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lipicure 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lipicure 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lipicure 40 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Lipicure Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lipicure 40 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Lipicure 40 Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Lipicure 40 Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
  • Inform your doctor  if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes.  If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly  as Lipicure 40 Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Lipicure 40 Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lipicure with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
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Brand(s): Antep
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Brand(s): Samwell
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Brand(s): Imashil
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Brand(s): Clarimac
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Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lipicure

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I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
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FAQs

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 Lipicure used for lowering cholesterol?
Lipicure 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, Lipicure 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 Lipicure diuretic?
Lipicure is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Lipicure better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Lipicure, 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 Lipicure cause diabetes?
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Lipicure. 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 Lipicure. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Lipicure as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can Lipicure lower the level of triglycerides?
Lipicure belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Lipicure 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 Lipicure cause weight loss?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure.
Q. Does Lipicure cause erectile dysfunction?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure.
Q. Does Lipicure cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Lipicure. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Lipicure as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Does Lipicure cause memory loss?
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Lipicure, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Lipicure.
Q. Does Lipicure cause frequent urination?
Lipicure has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Lipicure.
Q. Does Lipicure cause high blood pressure?
Lipicure has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Lipicure.
Q. Is Lipicure a blood thinner?
Lipicure is not a blood thinner. Lipicure is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Lipicure safe to take?
Lipicure is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Lipicure a beta blocker?
Lipicure is not a beta blocker. Lipicure is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Lipicure a controlled substance?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Lipicure is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Lipicure is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Lipicure with metformin?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure with ibuprofen?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure with milk?
No information is available for the use of Lipicure with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Lipicure with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Lipicure 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 Lipicure with levothyroxine?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure with amlodipine?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Lipicure 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 Lipicure with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Lipicure by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Lipicure. 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 Lipicure with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Lipicure by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Lipicure. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Lipicure cause gas?
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Lipicure. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Lipicure lower blood pressure?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Q. Does Lipicure affect the liver?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure cause itching?
Lipicure 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 Lipicure thin blood?
Lipicure is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Q. What is Lipicure?
Lipicure 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Jul 2018.
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