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Livastat 4mg Tablet

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Novazen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Livastat 4mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Livastat 4mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
MRP
220
₹22/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Livastat Tablet

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Uses of Livastat Tablet

Livastat 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
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Livastat 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 Livastat 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. Livastat 4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Livastat Tablet works

Livastat 4mg 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 Livastat Tablet

Expert advice for Livastat Tablet

  • Livastat lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Livastat prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • In general, Livastat is safe. It may cause digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • It is better to take in the evening.
  • 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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Livastat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Livastat Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Livastat 4mg 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
Livastat 4mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
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Livastat 4mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Livastat 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Livastat 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Livastat 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Livastat 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Livastat 4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with active liver disease and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Livastat Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Livastat 4mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Livastat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pitavastatin

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. Pitavastatin is superior to atorvastatin?
Pitavastatin and atorvastatin are different drugs belonging to the same class of HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statins) and have the same mechanism of action. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response and therefore comparison between the two drugs cannot be drawn. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding their use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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