Stanlip 160mg Tablet

Stanlip 160mg Tablet

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Introduction

Stanlip 160mg Tablet 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.

Stanlip 160mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You can take it at any time of day with 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 Stanlip Tablet

Side effects of Stanlip Tablet

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 Stanlip

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

How to use Stanlip 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. Stanlip 160mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Stanlip Tablet works

Stanlip 160mg Tablet 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

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Stanlip 160mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Stanlip 160mg Tablet 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
Stanlip 160mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Stanlip 160mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Stanlip 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stanlip 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Stanlip 160mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Stanlip 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stanlip 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Stanlip 160mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Stanlip Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Stanlip 160mg Tablet, 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.