Lipiget 40 mg tablets contain atorvastatin which is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
Lipiget 40 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin).
It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol.
It thus lowers “bad” cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises “good” cholesterol (HDL).
It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
HOW TO USE
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.
Lipiget 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time preferably at night.
Lipiget 40 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy and probably safe to use during lactation.
Lipiget 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease however it should be used with caution in patient with liver disease and dose adjustment may be needed.
If you miss a dose of lipiget 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule.
Do not double the dose.