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Femella 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Femella 20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Femella 20 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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MRP
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₹10.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Femella Tablet

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Uses of Femella Tablet

Femella 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
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Femella Tablet side effects

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Side Effects of Femella are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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

How Femella Tablet works

Femella 20 mg 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 Femella Tablet

Expert advice for Femella Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Femella 20 mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Femella 20 mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Femella Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Femella Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Femella 20 mg 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
Femella 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Femella 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Femella 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Femella 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Femella 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Femella 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Femella 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Femella Tablet?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Femella 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. Femella does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Femella may cause joint pain or make you tired.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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