Medicine Overview of Cosanol Tablet
Uses of Cosanol Tablet
Cosanol 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood.
Side effects of Cosanol Tablet
Abnormal urination during the day, Dizziness, Fatigue, Increased appetite, Nose bleed, Bleeding gums, Stomach upset.
How to use Cosanol 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 Cosanol 10mg Tablet with food.
How Cosanol Tablet works
Policosanol belongs to the class of drugs called lipid modifying agents. It acts by decreasing the cholesterol production in liver thereby reducing the bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL) level in the blood.
In Depth Information on Cosanol Tablet
Expert advice for Cosanol Tablet
- Exercise caution when using concurrently with anticoagulants or antiplatelet drugs as it may interact with process of blood clotting.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Avoid if Patient is allergic to policosanol or any of its ingredients.
- Do not give to Children below age of 18 years.
Special precautions for Cosanol 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Cosanol 10mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta+more
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
It is not known whether Cosanol 10mg Tablet alters the abili+more
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
There is limited information available on the use of Cosanol+more
10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Cosanol 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Policosanol
Cosanol is safe and effective if used at prescribed dose and duration as recommended by doctor
Cosanol can modify blood coagulation and blood viscosity
Cosanol is not a sterol but a mixture of complex alcohol like chemicals present in plant products
Yes, Cosanol can reduce triglyceride levels in blood.
Substitutes for Cosanol Tablet
Octolip 10mg Tablet
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