LIPAGLYN 4MG

332.40

10 tablets in 1 strip
Prescription Required
MANUFACTURER
Zydus Cadila
SALT COMPOSITION
Saroglitazar (4mg)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Lipaglyn Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of high cholesterol in diabetes (diabetic dyslipidemia). It helps in controlling both high cholesterol, especially triglycerides, and blood sugar levels in people suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Lipaglyn Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines have not been enough to control your blood sugar level. It works best when taken before meals. The dose will depend on your condition, and blood sugar levels, but you should use it as advised by your doctor.

You should take it regularly, at the same time each day, to get the most benefit and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends it. It is controlling your blood sugar levels and helping to prevent serious complications in the future. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.

The most common side effects of this medicine are weakness, fever and gastritis. Please consult your doctor if the side effects worry you or if they do not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart or pancreas problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with it so make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are using. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.

USES OF LIPAGLYN TABLET

  • Diabetic dyslipidemia (high cholesterol in diabetes)

SIDE EFFECTS OF LIPAGLYN TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lipaglyn

  • Weakness
  • Fever
  • Stomach inflammation

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Weakness
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Eat a well-balanced diet to keep your energy levels up. Do not drink too much alcohol. Do not drive or use tools or machinery until you feel better. Other things that can help include doing some gentle exercise every day, prioritizing and pacing your activities and having a short nap if you need to. If you are still having problems after a week, speak to your doctor, as they may want to change you to a different type of medicine.

HOW TO USE LIPAGLYN TABLET

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. Lipaglyn Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW LIPAGLYN TABLET WORKS

Lipaglyn Tablet has dual action. It lowers high blood triglycerides as well as blood sugar, and improves the insulin resistance.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lipaglyn Tablet.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lipaglyn Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lipaglyn Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Lipaglyn Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Lipaglyn Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Lipaglyn Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE LIPAGLYN TABLET?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not double the dose.

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