Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Lipvas 40 Tablet
Lipvas Tablet is a lipid-lowering medicine containing Atorvastatin as its active moiety. It is also known as 'Statins' or 'HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors'. Atorvastatin in Lipvas Tablet decreases the synthesis of cholesterol in the body by inhibiting the enzymes responsible for cholesterol formation. You should take this medicine preferably before going to bed to gain optimum benefits. You should avoid consuming a high fat, fried and junk meals and also maintain a healthy and active lifestyle to gain optimum benefits along with Lipvas 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. Lipvas 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
This medicine should not be used in some conditions such as liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine as it may harm the developing baby. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while taking this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels. Your doctor may check your liver function before starting the treatment and monitor it regularly thereafter.
Q: Does Lipvas Tablet cause diabetes?
A: If you have experienced an increase in blood sugar level, inform your doctor. A slight increase in sugar level can occur after taking Lipvas Tablet. Regularly check your blood levels if you are on this treatment.
Q: Is Lipvas Tablet a blood thinner?
A: No, Lipvas Tablet is not a blood thinner. Atorvastatin in this medicine has lipid-lowering action.
Q: Is Lipvas Tablet good for cholesterol?
A: Yes, Lipvas Tablet is used to lower the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and improve levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It lowers the overall raised cholesterol levels.
Q: Are there any home remedies that can increase the treatment process?
A: Avoid fried and junk food. Avoid carbonated drinks. Exercise daily. Have your last meal of the day at least 3-4 hours before bedtime.
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