Medicine Overview of Lipicure-AS Capsule
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule is used in the treatment of prevention of heart attack and stroke.
Side Effects of Lipicure-AS are Indigestion, Stomach pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Headache, Muscle pain, Weakness, increased bleeding tendency, Increased liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood.
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-AS -75 Capsule is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid which prevent heart attack and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Lipicure-AS Capsule
- You have been prescribed Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
- Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
- Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
Lipicure-AS Capsule related warnings
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lipicure-AS -75 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Frequently asked questions about Lipicure-AS Capsule
Lipicure-AS is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid. This medication helps to prevent heart attack, angina (chest pain) and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which blocks the enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). On the other hand, Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.
Q. Can Lipicure-AS affect the liver?
Yes, Lipicure-AS is associated with liver disorders and should be used with caution in patients who consume substantial quantities of alcohol and/or have a past history of liver disease.
Q. What are the storage conditions for Lipicure-AS?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. Can the Lipicure-AS cause muscle pain?
Yes, Lipicure-AS is known to cause muscle pain by injuring muscle. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of muscle injury due to Lipicure-AS.
Q. Will I need to stop Lipicure-AS before surgery or dental procedure?
Lipicure-AS may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Lipicure-AS. You should not stop taking Lipicure-AS on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Lipicure-AS?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Lipicure-AS. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make you heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. Which pain killer is safe while taking Lipicure-AS?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Lipicure-AS for reducing pain. Avoid the use of other pain killers while taking Lipicure-AS, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Lipicure-AS increase the risk of bleeding?
Take Lipicure-AS with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if you have persistent indigestion problem.
Q. What medicines I should avoid while taking Lipicure-AS?
Lipicure-AS can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Lipicure-AS before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
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