Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium)
What is Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium) used for?
Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium) is used together with proper dieting habits to help reduce bad cholesterol and fats, such as LDL and triglycerides and to increase the quantity of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. When used together with a healthy diet and proper exercise regime, it can help to reduce the risk of a stroke or heart attack in patients at risk of this occurring.
How should I use Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium)?
Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium) comes in the form of tablets, which are administered orally. Patients may take these tablets with or without food. Your physician may direct you to take one tablet per day. It is important to take this medication at the same time each day. The dosage may vary for each individual, depending on various factors, such as the severity of the condition being treated. It is essential to consult your physician prior to taking this medication, so that you can be properly advised on the dosage required.
What are the side effects of Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium)?
Some side effects of Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium) include:
Patients should note that this drug may also cause other more serious side effects to occur. Should you notice any of the following side effects, you should immediately consult your physician: fatigue, a sudden increase in weight, fever, fever symptoms, severe stomach pain or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lipvas (Atorvastatin Calcium). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This medication should never be taken by pregnant women, or women who are breastfeeding.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.