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Biosim 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Biosim 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Biosim 20mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
MRP
68.17
₹6.82/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Biosim Tablet

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Uses of Biosim Tablet

Biosim 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
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Biosim Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Biosim 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. Biosim 20mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Biosim Tablet works

Biosim 20mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Biosim Tablet

Expert advice for Biosim Tablet

  • Biosim lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Biosim 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, Biosim 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.
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Biosim Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Biosim Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Biosim 20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Biosim 20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Biosim 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Biosim 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Biosim 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Biosim 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Biosim 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Biosim 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Biosim Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Biosim 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Biosim Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Simvastatin

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
No. Biosim does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Biosim may cause joint pain or make you tired.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Biosim with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Biosim with Azithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Biosim with Erythromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Althrocin, Eryster, Eryspic, Elthrocin, Etomin, Erythrocin, Erypal, Erythrokem, Agrocin, Eltocin, Eryspans, Elucin, EB, Erycon
Biosim with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Biosim with Spiramycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Biosim with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron
Biosim with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
Biosim with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Biosim with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Biosim with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Biosim with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid
Biosim with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Biosim with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Biosim with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Biosim with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Biosim with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Biosim with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Biosim with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Biosim with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Biosim with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Biosim with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Biosim with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Biosim with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Biosim with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Biosim with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose
Biosim with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr
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