Lipicure

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  • Contains / Salt: Atorvastatin (20 mg)
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    Lipicure Information

    Lipicure is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. The alternative uses of Lipicure have also been explained below.

    The right dosage of Lipicure depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Lipicure include Headache, Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Lipicure can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Lipicure normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    In addition, Lipicure's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. In addition, Lipicure's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Lipicure related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Alcoholism must refrain from the use of Lipicure since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Lipicure contraindications section.

    Besides this, Lipicure may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Lipicure, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Lipicure Benefits & Uses

    Lipicure is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Lipicure Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Lipicure Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lipicure safe for pregnant women?


      Lipicure can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Lipicure safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can take Lipicure as it bears very minor side effects for them.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lipicure on the Kidneys?


      Lipicure may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lipicure on the Liver?


      Lipicure may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lipicure on the Heart?


      Lipicure is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Lipicure with Other Drugs

    Lipicure should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Lipicure Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lipicure unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lipicure

    • Is this Lipicure habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Lipicure is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Lipicure does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Lipicure is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Lipicure is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Lipicure Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lipicure


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Lipicure to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lipicure


      Taking alcohol with Lipicure can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Lipicure

    Question about 5 years ago

    How to take Lipicure?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Lipicure comes in form of a tablet and ideally, it should be taken by mouth once daily as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with food or without food at any time of the day. Precautions must be taken in patients with liver disease, diabetes, and hypothyroidism.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Lipicure cause diarrhea?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lipicure has been reported to cause diarrhea but this occurs in a few cases only. It is the most common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

    Question almost 5 years ago

    How long can I safely use Lipicure?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Use Lipicure as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or use it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Lipicure cause weight gain?

    It has been reported to cause weight gain but only in a few cases, this occurs very rarely. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. if you notice any unusual weight gain after taking this drug. Then you are recommended to discuss it with your doctor.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Lipicure cause memory loss?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    No, use of Lipicure does not cause memory loss in the patients who are taking it. It has not been reported to cause memory loss.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipitor® (Atorvastatin Calcium)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 637-638

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650

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