Rosuvastatin is a type of statin, which are medicines used to lower cholesterol levels and help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular illness. This medicine, along with a proper diet, exercise, and weight loss help treat abnormal lipid levels.
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Why did the doctor suggest consulting an endocrinologist for my mother's weight gain?
Query: Hi doctor, My mom is complaining about headaches and burning sensation in the eyes. She has put on weight as well and recently she started complaining about pain in the right leg heel. So, I took her to an orthopedic doctor. He asked her about her menstrual cycle and when she replied that it has sto... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be due to her stopping of periods called menopause. During this period there occur hormonal changes, which causes these symptoms. I recommend her to get the following tests done and revert back. Serum estradiol. Serum vitamin D3 levels. Read Full »
Can I get my routine blood test report interpreted online?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a healthy male. My age is 44. My weight is 156.5 lbs and height is 5.4 feet. I do not take any medications except organic multivitamins and Omega everyday with vitamin D3. I am not suffering from any medical symptoms or conditions. I stay active and control my food intake to be as he... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are glad to help you. Please attach your reports. Read Full »
How to reduce triglyceride levels after stent placement?
Query: Hello doctor,How to reduce triglyceride levels, which is 262 as on today. I have a stent placed three years ago. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you had a stent, you must be on medicines like Atorvastatin or Rosuvastatin, which also helps in lowering triglyceride levels. In spite of these medications, if your triglycerides are elevated, you will need to add one more medicine like tablet Fenofibrat... Read Full »
Why do my total cholesterol and triglycerides level keep fluctuating?
Query: Hello doctor, My recent lipid profile showed borderline cholesterol and triglycerides. My total cholesterol is 207 and triglycerides are 324. From the past seven years, my cholesterol is fluctuating. The cholesterol keeps fluctuating around 200 and triglycerides between 180 to 300. My echocardiogram... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should continue taking Rosuvastatin. I suggest adding Fenofibrate 160 mg daily. It will help in improving the lipid profile. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicine after their consent. I hope this helps... Read Full »
Is there any issue with my echo report?
Query: Hi doctor,I had anterior myocardial infarction five years back, and I was on medications until angiogram and angioplasty were done last year. My last month echo report states, mid anterior septum, anterior wall, and anterolateral wall thinned and hypokinetic. Apical septum, LV apex thinned, and akin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are changes due to AWMI (anterior wall myocardial infarction). You are having dysfunction of the heart, which is of moderate intensity. It is a significant dysfunction, but manageable. Normal functioning of the heart is more than 55 %, and yours is 40 %. Survival... Read Full »
What is the treatment for forced breathing and persistent cold and cough?
Query: Hello doctor, I recently had issues with a somewhat forced breathing and a cold or a cough that is not clearing up from the last two to three months. The doctor sent me for a pulmonary test, the results of which I have attached. What do they mean? I have also attached my latest blood reports. Can yo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through both the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your lung function tests detected a decreased diffusing capacity which can be due to either a vascular disease that decreases the blood supply to a portion of the lung or parenchy... Read Full »
Do I need to take Adava tablet to reduce cholesterol?
Query: Hi doctor, My doctor has advised taking Adava stat F tablet to reduce cholesterol. I have type 2 diabetes and my cholesterol 175.6, triglycerides 297, and HDL 24.5. So, do I need to take this and how long I need to take? The doctor said only three months or lifelong. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We can say you have mix dyslipidemia with your results. This means you have a lipid disorder but at this point, you do not need medication. Medication for an increase in triglycerides should be taken when greater than 450 to 600 mg/dL or cholesterol LDL is greater than 13... Read Full »
Are my kidneys damaged if I have high uric acid and albumin levels?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old male with a BMI of 26. During a recent health checkup of blood and urine, the following readings were observed. I have mentioned only the ones who have the higher readings. Protein 1+ detected in dipstick, serum uric acid at 9.2 mg/dL, MPV at 12.5 fL, FBS at 112 mg/... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The main problem is with the serum lipid profile which is HDL (high-density lipoprotein), LDH (lactate dehydrogenase), cholesterol, serum uric acid, urine albumin-creatinine ratio whic... Read Full »
I had one injection of Fondum based upon ECG and under medication. Should I consult a cardiologist?
Query: Hello doctor,I am recommended the injection Fondum based upon the ECG. The ECG report says the blood supply to one valve is less other all is fine, already taken one. Also, other medicines as Rosumac gold (Aspirin, Rosuvastatin, Clopidogrel), Sorbitrate. Should I take balance two injections of Fondu... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These medicines are given for acute coronary syndromes. Please send me ECG so that I can guide you accordingly that what to do next. Please tell about the age of patient, symptoms, and any blood tests performed. Read Full »
Please access my reports and provide me a proper diagnosis.
Query: Hello doctor, Please access my report to provide me a proper diagnosis. I have similar laboratory values from the past two years, but no stomach complaints or any discomfort. I am not taking any medication. I just want to bring down my cholesterol, creatinine and amylase levels. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post and investigations (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I would try to address each significant point separately. Your serum amylase is 140 and lipase is normal. It is of no significance in your case as you do not have pain in... Read Full »