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  • What is Armolipid?

    What is Armolipid?

    Armolipid is a natural food supplement of Red yeast rice, Folic acid, Coenzyme Q10 and Astaxanthin.1

  • What are the constituents in Armolipid?

    What are the constituents in Armolipid?

    Armolipid contains Red yeast rice, Folic acid, Coenzyme Q10 and Astaxanthin. 1

  • Is Armolipid a natural product?

    Is Armolipid a natural product?

    Yes Armolipid is a natural food supplement which contains all natural ingredients. 1

  • How often should you take Armolipid?

    How often should you take Armolipid?

    Armolipid should be taken once a day, with or without food.1

  • Is Armolipid suitable for coeliacs?

    Is Armolipid suitable for coeliacs?

    Yes, Armolipid is suitable for coeliacs as it is Gluten Free. 1

  • Can Armolipid be used during pregnancy or lactation?

    Can Armolipid be used during pregnancy or lactation?

    No, Armolipid is not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation.1

  • Can I take Armolipid if I have been prescribed a statin?

    Can I take Armolipid if I have been prescribed a statin?

    Please discuss the use of Armolipid with your GP or consultant. 

  • What are healthy cholesterol levels?

    What are healthy cholesterol levels?

    Total Cholesterol level less than 5.0mmol/L.2

    LDL Cholesterol level less than 3.0mmol/L.2

    HDL Cholesterol level more than 1.0mmol/L for a man and 1.2mmol/L for a woman.2

    Triglycerides levels less than 1.8mmol/L.2

  • What is Total Cholesterol?

    What is Total Cholesterol?

    Total cholesterol is a measure of the total amount of cholesterol in your blood and is based on the LDL, HDL, and triglycerides numbers.

  • What is LDL Cholesterol?

    What is LDL Cholesterol?

    LDL Cholesterol makes up the majority of the body’s cholesterol. LDL is known as “bad” cholesterol because having high levels can lead to plaque build up in your arteries and result in cardiovascular disease. 

  • What is HDL Cholesterol?

    What is HDL Cholesterol?

    HDL Cholesterol absorbs cholesterol and carries it back to the liver, which flushes it from the body. HDL is known as “good” cholesterol because having high levels can reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease. 

  • What are Triglycerides?

    What are Triglycerides?

    Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood that your body uses for energy. The combination of high levels of triglycerides with low HDL cholesterol or high LDL cholesterol can increase your risk for cardiovascular disease.

  • Where can I purchase Armolipid ?

    Where can I purchase Armolipid ?

    Armolipid is available in all pharmacies across Ireland. 

  • Where can I have my Cholesterol checked?

    Where can I have my Cholesterol checked?

    You can get your cholesterol levels checked in a pharmacy which carries out cholesterol checks, by your doctor or practice nurse or in a hospital.      

References

  1. Armolipid PLUS Product Information Insert.
  2. The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute.

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