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Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination of two medicines that reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. It may also reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better. This medicine should be taken with or without food at a fixed time. Stomach pain, muscle pain, and constipation are some other side effects associated with this medicine.

Uses of Lowchol EZ Tablet

Lowchol EZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Lowchol EZ 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. Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lowchol EZ Tablet works

Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and ezetimibe. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels. Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor which prevents absorption of cholesterol from the intestines. Together, they provide better reduction of cholesterol in your body.

Lowchol EZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Lowchol EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • Take it in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lowchol EZ

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High cholesterol;sugar;heavy weight
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mgayush.com/otc/himalaya-abana-tablet-otc1202731-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatment
Please suggest some effective medicine for high cholesterol and vitamin d deficiency as per my blood report
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Calcirol sachet weekly for 2monthaTab atorvas 10mg HS. Repeat lipid profile after 2months n review.
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References
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