Zylip 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Zylip Tablet

Zylip 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Zylip Tablet side effects

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

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

How Zylip Tablet works

Zylip 10 mg 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).

Zylip Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Zylip 10 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.
Lactation
Zylip 10 mg 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
Zylip 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Zylip 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zylip 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zylip 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zylip 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zylip 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zylip Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zylip 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Zylip 10 mg 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, Zylip 10 mg 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 Zylip 10 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Zylip 10 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zylip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zylip

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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 Zylip used for lowering cholesterol?
Zylip 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, Zylip 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 Zylip diuretic?
Zylip is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Zylip better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Zylip, 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 Zylip cause diabetes?
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Zylip. 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 Zylip. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Zylip as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can Zylip lower the level of triglycerides?
Zylip belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Zylip 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 Zylip cause weight loss?
Zylip 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 Zylip.
Q. Does Zylip cause erectile dysfunction?
Zylip 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 Zylip.
Q. Does Zylip cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Zylip. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Zylip as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Does Zylip cause memory loss?
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Zylip, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Zylip.
Q. Does Zylip cause frequent urination?
Zylip has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Zylip.
Q. Does Zylip cause high blood pressure?
Zylip has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Zylip.
Q. Is Zylip a blood thinner?
Zylip is not a blood thinner. Zylip is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Zylip safe to take?
Zylip is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zylip a beta blocker?
Zylip is not a beta blocker. Zylip is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Zylip a controlled substance?
Zylip 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 Zylip an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Zylip is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Zylip is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Zylip with metformin?
Zylip 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 Zylip with ibuprofen?
Zylip 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 Zylip with milk?
No information is available for the use of Zylip with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zylip with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Zylip 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 Zylip with levothyroxine?
Zylip 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 Zylip with amlodipine?
Zylip 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 Zylip with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Zylip 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 Zylip with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Zylip by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Zylip. 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 Zylip with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Zylip by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Zylip. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Zylip cause gas?
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Zylip. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Zylip lower blood pressure?
Zylip 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 Zylip has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Q. Does Zylip affect the liver?
Zylip 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 Zylip cause itching?
Zylip 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 Zylip thin blood?
Zylip is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Q. What is Zylip?
Zylip 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 6th Feb 2018.
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