Lipantil Micro caps. 160 mg. 30 capsules
Lipantil Micro caps. 160 mg. 30 capsules
Lipantil Micro 160 film modified-release tablets belong to a group of lipid-lowering drugs (usually known as fiber). It is used to reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels in patients without a low-fat diet and other non-medical measures such as weight reduction or exercise, especially when there is evidence of risk factors. Lipantil Micro 160 can often increase the amount of so-called "good" type of cholesterol (HDL Lipoprotein cholesterol or high density)
What packages are available for Lipantil Micro 160?
Lipantil Micro film 160 mg modified-release tablets in blister packs of 15. With two cards in a box - a total of 30 tablets per pack.
Why your doctor wants you to take Lipantil Micro 160?
Linidi and dyslipidemia (abnormal lipid metabolism) through blood tests, your doctor has found that you have too much cholesterol or triglycerides in the blood. They are fatty substances (lipids). You may not have noticed any symptoms. This condition is called hyperlipidemia (elevated ligshdite) or more generally dyslipidemia (abnormal lipid metabolism). Your doctor may also prescribe Lipantil Micro 160 if you dyslipidemia associated with other medical conditions such as diabetes and thyroid disease.
Risks of too much cholesterol or triglycerides
Too much cholesterol can put you at risk of developing cardiovascular disease. "Bad" type of cholesterol, Lipoprotein cholesterol called low-density (LDL), can form plaques on the walls of your major arteries. This can lead to blockage of major blood vessels in the heart, brain or legs. High levels of triglycerides in the blood may also increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Before taking Lipantil Micro 160
Before you take the tablets, tell your doctor if any of the following apply to you:
suffer from liver or kidney disease, or gallbladder disease.
suffer from pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas leading to abdominal pain).
You are allergic or reacted badly to fenofibrate, Lipantil Micro 160 or similar drugs, or any of the ingredients in this medicine.
Have proven photoallergy (allergic reaction caused by exposure to sunlight or UV light) or phototoxic reactions (skin damage caused by exposure to sunlight or UV light) during treatment with fibrates (ligshdite lowering drugs) or ketoprofen (anti-inflammatory drug).
You are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant.
taking anticoagulants. to prevent blood clotting (eg warfarin).
taking other lipid-lowering drugs (eg drugs known as statins or fibrates).
You suffer from hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland).
Drink a lot of alcohol.
taking fenofibrate and cyclosporine (immunosuppressant - immune suppressive medication).
Do not tolerate sugar.
Atergichni you to soya.
How to take Lipantil Micro 160?
It is important to take the tablets as your doctor prescribes. Also, please read the package label. The usual adult dose is 1 film modified-release tablet daily. It is important to take the tablets with food because it will not work on an empty stomach. Swallow the tablets whole with water.
If you currently take one capsule Lipantil Micro 200, you can go to a movie modified-release tablet Lipantil Micro 160. Children should not take Lipantil Micro 160. You should stop taking Lipantil Micro 160, if your doctor tells you that you have problems with kidney function.
Do not worry if you forget to take a dose Lipantil Micro 160. Take the next dose with your next meal and then continue to take your tablets as normal. If you forget to take your medicine, do not take 2 doses at once. If you are worried about it, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Dyslipidaemia needs treatment for a long period of time. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to, or do not feel good movie of the tablets. Also, you should continue with your low fat dieta.Ako consult another doctor or go into hospital, tell them that you are taking Lipantil Micro 160 because some drugs should not be taken with it. Tell your doctor if you should take any other medicines.
What to do if you take too many tablets a movie?
If you accidentally take too many tablets, or you think a child has swallowed tablets, immediately contact the nearest hospital or your doctor.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Lipantil Micro 160 can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Some patients feel these side effects when taking fenofibrate.
Common adverse reactions (obtained in <1/10 and> 1/100 patients)
Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and flatulence in the stomach and intestines);
Elevated blood levels of various liver enzymes.
Uncommon common adverse events (obtained in <1/100 and> 1/1000 patients)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas leading to abdominal pain);
Embolism: pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lungs, causing chest pain and shortness of breath), deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in the legs, causing pain, redness or swelling);
Rash, pruritus, urticaria (hives);
A slight increase of creatinine (a substance secreted by the kidneys-)
Muscle pain, muscle inflammation, muscle cramps and weakness;
Rare side effects (obtained in <1/1000> 1/10000 patients)
Hepatitis (liver inflammation), whose symptoms are expressed in mild jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes), abdominal pain and itching;
Breakdown of muscle cells;
Decrease in hemoglobin (oxygen carrying pigment in the blood)
Increased sensitivity to sunlight, tanning lamps
Slight increase in urea (a substance secreted by the kidneys)
Very rare side effects
Chronic interstitial pneumopathies (a chronic disease of the lung tissue) If you experience any other side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
How to store your film-coated tablets
Store at temperatures below 30 ° C.
Keep medicine in its original packaging.
Keep out of reach of children!
Do not take tablets after the expiration date printed on the package.
What is in the pill?
Each white film modified-release tablet Lipantil Micro 160 contains 160 mg of fenofibrate. This is the active substance. Fenofibrate belongs to the group known as lipid-lowering drugs (see below).
Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, sodium lauryl sulphate, povidone, crospovidone, colloidal anhydrous silica, sodium stearyl - fumarate