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Overview

Introduction For Lipirex 20mg

  • Lipirex tablet is a cholesterol-lowering medicine, it works by limiting the synthesis of cholesterol.
  • It is used along with a cholesterol-lowering diet.

Key Features For Lipirex 20mg

  • Composition: Lipirex contains Atorvastatin in tablet form
  • It is a lipid-lowering medicine
  • Lipirex by Highnoon is a film-coated atorvastatin tablet

Uses For Lipirex 20mg

  • Lipirex is indicated with standard lipid-lowering diet to:
  • Reduce elevated total cholesterol levels
  • Reduce Low-density lipoproteins
  • Reduce apoliprotein B
  • Reduce triglycerides
  • Increase High-density lipoproteins
  • Treat dysbetalipoproteinemia in patients irresponsive to diet control
  • Treat familial hypercholesterolemia.

Side Effects For Lipirex 20mg

  • Patients using this medicine may experience:
  1. Constipation
  2. Gas accumulation is stomach
  3. Dyspepsia
  4. Nausea
  5. Abdominal pain
  6. Headache
  7. Muscle pain
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Insomnia
  10. Lack of energy.

When Not To Use For Lipirex 20mg

How To Use For Lipirex 20mg

  • Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor
  • Avoid grapefruit juice when using this medicine
  • Take this medicine 1 hour before or four hours after taking Cholestyramine
  • Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water
  • Take this medicine with or without food
  • Do not alter the dosage without informing your doctor
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet, swallow it whole
  • Do not quit the medicine without informing your doctor
  • Take it at the same time to help you remember.

Why Choose For Lipirex 20mg

  • Film-coated: Each tablet is film-coated to protect it from the gastric-environment
  • Lipirex is used to treat patients with hypercholesterolemia who are irresponsive to other alternatives like medicines and controlled diet.

Effective For For Lipirex 20mg

  • Elevated total cholesterol levels
  • Elevated Low-density lipoproteins
  • Elevated apoliprotein B
  • Elevated triglycerides
  • Dysbetalipoproteinemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

Benefits For Lipirex 20mg

  1. Reduces total cholesterol levels in the body
  2. Reduces the risk of following conditions:
  • Stroke
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Major vascular events
  • Mortality

Storage For Lipirex 20mg

Store this medicine in a cool and dry place, away from direct light and heat. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Disposal For Lipirex 20mg

Discard the medicine properly if expired or no longer in use. Do not flush this medicine down the toilet.

How To Get It For Lipirex 20mg

Currently available on dawaai.pk; an online pharmacy in Pakistan with the lowest prices and free delivery (terms and conditions apply).
 

Faqs

What are statins?

Statins are the most common cholesterol-lowering medicines. It works by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme important for the biosynthesis of cholesterol. It reduces risk and mortality in patients who are at high risk of cardiovascular diseases.

What is the management of hyperlipidemia?

Lifestyle modification: Your doctor will recommend you to follow a strict diet, avoid alcohol, quit smoking, and add exercise to your daily routine.

What are the risk factors of hyperlipidemia?

Following are the risk factors of hyperlipidemia:

  1. Diet rich in cholesterol and fats
  2. Diabetes
  3. Increased age
  4. Obesity

Can old people use this medicine?

Yes, the safety and efficacy of this medicine is determined to be positive in geriatric population.

Instructions For Lipirex 20mg

  • Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor
  • Avoid grapefruit juice when using this medicine
  • Take this medicine 1 hour before or four hours after taking Cholestyramine
  • Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water
  • Take this medicine with or without food
  • Do not alter the dosage without informing your doctor
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet, swallow it whole
  • Do not quit the medicine without informing your doctor
  • Take it at the same time to help you remember.

Warnings

Pregnancy

This medicine is contraindicated in pregnant females.

Lactation

This medicine is contraindicated in lactating females.

Driving

This medicine doesn’t usually affect your driving ability if used in the recommended dose.

Liver

Caution advised, consult your doctor before using this medicine. Do not use this medicine if you have persistent transaminase elevation.

Kidney

Caution is advised. Consult doctor before using this medicine

Alcohol

Avoid alcohol consumption when using this medicine.

Precautions

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor about your complete medical history, especially of liver and kidney impairment.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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