Atromid - S


Wyeth | Atromid - S (Medication)


Desc:

Atromid - S/clofibrate is used to lower high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is especially good at lowering triglycerides and very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) (a form of cholesterol). This medication may be taken with food if stomach upset occurs. Take this medication as directed. Do not increase your dose or stop taking this without first consulting your doctor. ...

Side Effect:

Side effects from using this drug may include:stomach upset, nausea, loose stools, bloating, gas, dizziness, drowsiness or headache may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. Other side effects reported include mouth sores, dry or itchy skin, brittle hair, change in sex drive or decreased sexual function or muscle aches. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.

Notify your doctor if you develop:chest pain, an irregular heartbeat, severe stomach pains, vomiting, skin rash, breathing trouble, decreased urine output, blood in the urine, swelling of the feet or ankles, fever, chills, sore throat, weight gain, muscle aches/pain/weakness. Long-term use of this medication may increase your risk of developing gallstones. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. ...

Precaution:

Follow any diet or exercise plan outlined by your doctor. Diet and exercise are very important factors in controlling cholesterol. During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...