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LIPIGO 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LIPIGO

Rosuvastatin(5 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lipigo 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Lipigo 5 mg tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
UNSAFE
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
UNSAFE
Lipigo 5 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.
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Lipigo 5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LIPIGO

    Rosuvastatin(5 mg)

    Uses

    Lipigo 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased LDL levels in blood

    How it works

    Lipigo 5 mg tablet blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

    Common side effects

    Joint pain, Headache, Muscle pain, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR LIPIGO 5 MG TABLET

    Patients taking LIPIGO 5 MG TABLET

    • 96%
      Once A Day
    • 4%
      Twice A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LIPIGO

    88 Substitutes
    88 Substitutes
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    • ROSUVAS 5 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 7.87/tablet
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      Rs. 118
      pay 46% more per tablet
    • ROZAVEL 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 7.60/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 76
      pay 41% more per tablet
    • ROSEDAY 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      USV Ltd
      Rs. 4.70/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 47
      save 13% more per tablet
    • RAZEL 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 7.90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 79
      pay 47% more per tablet
    • ROZUCOR 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 7.75/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 77.50
      pay 44% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR LIPIGO

    • Take Rosuvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Rosuvastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
    • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
    • Do not take Niacin with Rosuvastatin. Niacin may increase Rosuvastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
    • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.

    Frequently asked questions FOR LIPIGO

    Rosuvastatin

    Q.

    Is rosuvastatin lipophilic?
    No. It is hydrophilic in nature

    Q.

    Is rosuvastatin safe?
    Rosuvastatin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Is rosuvastatin gluten free?
    Yes, rosuvastatin is gluten fre

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    Q.

    Is rosuvastatin better than simvastatin?
    Rosuvastatin is better than simvastatin as this is longer acting, more potent and has less side effects. Although, Rosuvastatinand simvastatin belong to same class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (or statins) with similar action

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)