Lipizyl 300mg Capsule

Lipizyl 300mg Capsule

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Introduction

Lipizyl 300mg Capsule is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering triglycerides and “bad” cholesterol (LDL), while at the same time raising the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL). Lowering cholesterol levels reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Lipizyl 300mg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You can take it at any time of day without food but try to take it at the same time each day. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may lead to your cholesterol levels rising up again and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly.

This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting. Before taking this medicine it is better to let your doctor know about all the other medicines that are prescribed to you. This medicine should be taken with caution if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting the doctor.

Uses of Lipizyl Capsule

  • High cholesterol

Side effects of Lipizyl Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lipizyl

  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence

How to use Lipizyl Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lipizyl 300mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Lipizyl Capsule works

Lipizyl 300mg Capsule is a lipid lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and “bad” cholesterol (LDL), while raising the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lipizyl 300mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lipizyl 300mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lipizyl 300mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Lipizyl 300mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Lipizyl 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lipizyl 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lipizyl 300mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

UNSAFE
Lipizyl 300mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lipizyl Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Lipizyl 300mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.