Liponorm

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Liponorm

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Atorvastatin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

Liponorm के सारे विकल्प देखें

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Liponorm Information

Liponorm is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. High Cholesterol are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Liponorm have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Liponorm is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Liponorm include Headache, Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Liponorm can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Liponorm normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Liponorm is Severe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Liponorm related warnings talks about Liponorm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Liponorm can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Liponorm in conditions like Liver Disease, Alcoholism. Some other conditions that can be affected by Liponorm are listed in the contraindications section below.

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

You should also be aware that Liponorm is safe while driving, and is addiction.

  1. Liponorm Benefits & Uses
  2. Liponorm Dosage & How to Take
  3. Liponorm Side Effects
  4. Liponorm Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Liponorm with Other Drugs
  6. Liponorm Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Liponorm
  8. Liponorm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Liponorm Benefits & Uses

Liponorm is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol Primary
  2. High Triglycerides
  3. High Lipoprotein
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Liponorm Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Liponorm

Atorvastatin

Liponorm Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Liponorm is used -

  1. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Headache Common
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Indigestion Mild
  6. Nasopharyngitis
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Flatulence Mild
  9. Constipation Mild
  10. Increased level of Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK) in the blood
  11. Erectile Dysfunction Rare
  12. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  13. Joint Swelling
  14. Memory problems

Liponorm Related Warnings

Is the use of Liponorm safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Liponorm. If you are pregnant, do not take Liponorm without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Liponorm safe during breastfeeding?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Liponorm on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Liponorm. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Liponorm on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Liponorm. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Liponorm on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Liponorm on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Liponorm with Other Drugs

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

Liponorm Contraindications

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

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Diabetes
  5. Alcoholism
  6. Trauma

Frequently asked Questions about Liponorm

Is this Liponorm habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Liponorm.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Liponorm since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Liponorm is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Liponorm cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Liponorm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Liponorm

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

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Liponorm

Taking alcohol with Liponorm can be dangerous.

Severe

Liponorm FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

How does Liponorm work?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Liponorm works by inhibiting an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) which is responsible for cholesterol synthesis in our body, its inhibition results in increased levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and decreased levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) which lowers the risk of developing heart disease and helps in preventing strokes

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Liponorm cause diarrhea?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Liponorm 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 2 years ago

Can I use Liponorm without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

No, Liponorm is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Liponorm cause memory loss?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

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

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Liponorm on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Liponorm should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipitor® (Atorvastatin Calcium)
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  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650
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