LIVASTAT 4MG TABLET

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Novazen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for LIVASTAT 4MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹20.0/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 increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased ldl levels in blood.
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Side effects of LIVASTAT TABLET

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Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Allergic reaction, Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Livastat 4mg tablet at a fixed time.

How LIVASTAT TABLET works

Livastat 4mg tablet blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. As a result, it lowers the level of cholesterol in the body.

In Depth Information on LIVASTAT TABLET

Expert advice for LIVASTAT TABLET

  • Take Pitavastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Pitavastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Do not take Niacin with Pitavastatin. Niacin may increase Pitavastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
Warnings
Special precautions for LIVASTAT 4MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Livastat 4mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to m
oderate kidney disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Not advisable in patients with the active liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION 3ML, ONABET POWDER, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LIVASTAT 4MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Pitavastatin

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.

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