Medicine Overview of Aztatin Tablet
Side effects of Aztatin Tablet
Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.
How to use Aztatin Tablet
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. It is better to take Aztatin 10mg Tablet with food.
How Aztatin Tablet works
Aztatin 10mg tablet 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).
In Depth Information on Aztatin Tablet
Expert advice for Aztatin Tablet
- Decreases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increases good cholesterol levels.
- Helps prevent heart attack, stroke and death, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or a history of smoking.
- In general, Aztatin is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas, heartburn or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food (preferably half an hour after dinner).
- Inform your doctor if you have sudden muscle pain, fever, weakness, dark urine or yellow colour in your eyes or skin.
- Your doctor may ask you to check your blood sugar before and after you start Aztatin.
Special precautions for Aztatin 10mg Tablet
Aztatin 10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Aztatin 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Aztatin 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Aztatin 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aztatin 10mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Cautious dose adjustment is advised in patients with severe kidney disease....
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Cautious dose adjustment is advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Aztatin+more
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azibey 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension
If you miss a dose of Lovastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Aztatin 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Lovastatin
No, Aztatin is a statin (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
Aztatin works by blocking an enzyme (HMG CoA) that is needed by the body to make cholesterol, and hence reduces the amount of cholesterol in the blood
Yes. Aztatin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is lovastatin the same as Lipitor (atorvastatin) or simvastatin or pravastatin?
No, although it belongs to same group of medications called statins
Q. Can I take lovastatin with ibuprofen or Tylenol?
No results found for any interaction of lovastatin with ibuprofen or Tylenol, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Q. Can I take aspirin or niacin with lovastatin?
No, do not take aspirin or niacin with lovastatin, because they interact with each other
No. Aztatin does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or weight gain or constipation
No. Aztatin does not cause diabetes or raised blood sugar
Yes, memory loss and headache are the side effects of Aztatin.