Liptonorm - a drug to lower cholesterol.

Pharmacological action Liptonorm

 Atorvastatin, the active ingredient Liptonorm, has hypolipidemic effect - reduces the concentration of lipids in the blood, thus prevents atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease, is used to treat diseases associated with elevated cholesterol levels.

Product form

Liptonorm release tablets.

Analogs Liptonorm: Atomaks, atorvastatin, lipon, Atorvoks, Anvistat, TG-torus.


Liptonorm prescribed for mixed hyperlipidemia, homozygous and heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, mixed hyperlipidemia, primary hypercholesterolemia.

Instructions Liptonorm: how to use

Liptonorm Tablets can be taken any time of day. Begin treatment with the 10 mg dose, take them one p / day. Correct assignment only after a month.

The maximum allowed single dose - 80mg.

When mixed hyperlipidemia and primary hypercholesterolemia prescribed 10 mg one p / day. Judging by the reviews of Liptonorm, the effect of the drug is for two weeks, its maximum effect - after 4 weeks.

For the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia it is recommended to take a 80mg p / day.

The instructions Liptonorm stated that during treatment the patient should follow a diet designed to lower cholesterol levels. Cholesterol-lowering diet is considered the standard, it assigns a doctor.

Analogs Liptonorm prescribed in those cases where there is no possibility to apply the parent drug.  Anvistat - analogue Liptonorm

side effects

Liptonorm can cause amnesia, loss of consciousness, depression, facial paralysis, neuropathy, lethargy, malaise, headache, fatigue, nightmares, change in taste, migraine headaches, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, ataxia, emotional lability, glaucoma, bronchitis, pneumonia , bleeding from the nose, bronchial asthma, phlebitis, arrhythmia, constipation, change in appetite, gastralgia, flatulence, dry mouth, glossitis, belching, hepatitis, stomach pain, gastroenteritis, jaundice cholestatic, tarry stools, torticollis, myalgia, myositis, increased muscle tone, gastroenteritis, ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract, rhabdomyolysis, anaphylaxis, metrorrhagia, deterioration of libido and ejaculation, impotence, urinary retention, dysuria, edema, alopecia, increased sweating, seborrhea, eczema, photosensitivity, angioneurotic edema, hypoglycemia, gynecomastia, mastodynia.

There are reviews of Liptonorm, exacerbate gout.

Contraindications Liptonorm

Do not take Liptonorm with hepatic insufficiency, elevated liver enzymes, liver disease, who are in the active stage, cirrhosis of the liver, in case of hypersensitivity.

According to the instructions Liptonorm contraindicated in pregnant, nursing women, children up to 18L.

Precautions take the drug in chronic alcoholism, reduced pressure, sepsis, trauma, major surgery of endocrine, metabolic disorders, electrolyte imbalance, uncontrolled convulsions.

Under the control should be the patient to be Liptonorm combined with clarithromycin, fibric acid, cyclosporin, immunosuppressants, antifungal agents, nicotinic acid, erythromycin. Particular attention is paid in cases where the patient appeared muscle pain, weakness or lethargy.