Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet

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Composition for Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet

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Uses of Simvastatin

Simvastatin is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol and increased triglycerides.
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Side effects of Simvastatin

Common

Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Simvastatin

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. Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet works

Simvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication (statins). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL).
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Uses of Ezetimibe

Ezetimibe is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol.
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Side effects of Ezetimibe

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Joint pain, Sinus inflammation, Limb pain, Diarrhoea, Respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Ezetimibe

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. Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet works

Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It reduces the cholesterol absorption from the intestine and lowers the levels of total cholesterol and "bad" cholesterol (LDL) in the blood.

In Depth Information on Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet

Expert advice for Simvastatin

  • Simvastatin lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Simvastatin prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • It is better to take in the evening.
  • In general, Simvastatin is safe. It may cause digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.

Expert advice for Ezetimibe

  • Decreases total cholesterol and "bad" cholesterol (LDL). This helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Can be used with other medications to lower cholesterol.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
Warnings
Special precautions for Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in
patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Use of Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Arstatin EZ 10mg/10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Simvastatin

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Q. Is simvastatin a blood thinner or a beta blocker or steroid or diuretic or is it a statin or does simvastatin thin your blood?
No, simvastatin is a statin (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors
Q. Is simvastatin the same as Lipitor (atorvastatin) or Crestor (rosuvastatin) or pravastatin?
No, although it belongs to same group of medications called statins
Q. Can I take simvastatin with ibuprofen or lisinopril?
No results found for any interaction of simvastatin with ibuprofen or lisinopril, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Q. Can I take antibiotics or clarithromycin or amoxicillin or erythromycin or amlodipine or aspirin with simvastatin?
No, do not take antibiotics or clarithromycin or amoxicillin or erythromycin or amlodipine or aspirin with simvastatin, because they interact with each other
Q. Does Simvastatin cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression or it makes you high?
No. Simvastatin does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Q. Does Simvastatin cause joint pain or makes you tired?
Yes, sometimes Simvastatin may cause joint pain or make you tired.
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Frequently asked questions for Ezetimibe

Q. Is Ezetimibe a bile acid sequestrent /statin?
Ezetimibe belongs to a class of medication called as cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It is not a bile acid sequestrent or statin
Q. Is Ezetimibe a generic drug / same as Ezetrol/Zetia?
Yes, Ezetimibe is a generic name and Ezetrol/Zetia is the brand name of Ezetimibe
Q. Is Ezetimibe safe?
Ezetimibe is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. How does Ezetimibe reduce cholesterol in the body?
Ezetimibe prevents the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine into the blood
Q. Does Ezetimibe cause weight gain, muscle pain, cancer, lowers triglyceride, increase HDL?
Ezetimibe lowers triglyceride, increases the level of HDL in blood and has been found to reduce weight and cause muscle pain; however, cancer has not been reported.
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