Lipvas 40 mg
Lipvas 40 mg is used along with diet, exercise, and weight loss to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. The medication is utilized to decrease the chance that heart surgery will be required in people who have heart disease or who are more likely to develop a heart problem. Lipvas 40 mg is also used for the treatment of cholesterol or other fatty substances in the blood. It is beneficial in decreasing the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart diseases associated with high cholesterol levels. Higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides may build up along the walls of the blood vessels and decrease the flow of blood to the heart.Lipvas has Atorvastatin as an active salt. It falls into the category of drugs known as statins, which works to lower the cholesterol production in the body.
The Uses of Lipvas
Lipvas reduces levels of bad cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and triglycerides in the blood while increasing the levels of good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in the body. The medicine effectively lowers cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other complications in people with coronary artery diseases (COD), type 2 diabetes, or other risk factors. Atorvastatin tablets are only made for adults and children who are at least ten years older.
Dosing Information of Lipvas 40 mg
Take Lipvas tablets exactly as told by your physician. Read all the direction carefully and follow them to avoid complications. Your physician may change the dosing plan occasionally to ensure you get the best results. The medicine is meant to be taken once daily before or after consuming food. Do not break or chew the tablet; it is intended to be swallowed whole with water. Try to take it at the same time each day. This will help you remember to take them at the correct time.
The Possible Side Effects of Lipvas 40 mg
Tell your doctor if you experience any of the following complications:
- Persistent nausea
- Kidney failure
- Liver problems
- Abdominal pain
- Fatigue and dizziness
- Muscle aches
- Weight loss
- Mood changes
- Severe dizziness
In the above cases, you must take immediate medical help to resolve the issues.
Drug Interactions of Lipvas:
There are drugs that can interact with Atorvastatin 40 mg and increase the risk of serious muscle problems and other associated health issues. Therefore, it is important to consult your physician about the following drugs such as:
- Birth control pills
- Heart or blood pressure medicines
- HIV medicines
Ask your physician to get the full list of the drugs needed to be avoided while taking Lipvas 40 mg as they may interfere it and may cause adverse effects.
Avoid eating, foods are high in cholesterol. Atorvastatin will not be effective if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet and exercise. Also, avoid drinking alcohol to attain the maximum benefits.