Lipicard AV Capsule: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: USV

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Trade name: Lipicard AV

Strength: Atorvastatin 10 mg, Fenofibrate 160 mg

Type: Capsule

Active ingredient: Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Category: Atorvastatin belongs to group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or "statins". Fenofibrate belongs to a group of drugs known as "fibrates"

Pregnancy category: Atorvastatin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: D And US FDA pregnancy category X. Fenofibrate belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C.

Uses: Lipicard AV capsule reduces the levels of "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides in the blood and increases the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).

How to use: Take Lipicard AV capsule once in a day with or without food. Take it same time each day so that you do not forget the dose. For better results follow the diet and exercise advised by your doctor. You need to do blood tests to check the cholesterol levels whicle using this medication.

Side Effects: Constipation, back pain, headache, runny nose, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea.

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Dosage: One tablet once daily.

Written by: : team

Date last updated: March 23rd, 2016