Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Lipikind AS Capsule
Lipikind-AS Capsule is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels in the body. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots.
In Treatment of Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Lipikind-AS Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to prevent heart attack. It contains Atorvastatin that works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. High levels of cholesterol can cause your blood vessels to narrow (atherosclerosis). Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and stroke and helps you remain healthier for longer.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Lipikind-AS Capsule is to be taken with food.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or you are suffering from a bleeding disorder. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Q. Can Lipikind-AS Capsule affect the liver?
Yes, Lipikind-AS Capsule may cause liver damage and should be used with caution in patients who consume substantial quantities of alcohol or have a past history of liver disease.
Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Lipikind-AS Capsule?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions 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 Lipikind-AS Capsule cause muscle pain?
Yes, Lipikind-AS Capsule may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.
Q. Will I need to stop Lipikind-AS Capsule before surgery or dental procedure?
Lipikind-AS Capsule may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Lipikind-AS Capsule. You should not stop taking Lipikind-AS Capsule on your own.
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