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LIVASTAT 4MG TABLET

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Composition for LIVASTAT

Pitavastatin(4mg)

food interaction for LIVASTAT

alcohol interaction for LIVASTAT

pregnancy interaction for LIVASTAT

lactation interaction for LIVASTAT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Livastat 4mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
UNSAFE
Livastat 4mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LIVASTAT

Pitavastatin(4mg)

Uses

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.

How it works

Livastat 4mg tablet blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Pain in extremity, Liver enzyme increased, Back pain, Breakdown of damaged muscle tissue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Muscle disorder, Muscle pain

SUBSTITUTES for LIVASTAT

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Expert advice for LIVASTAT

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for LIVASTAT

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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Content on this page was last updated on 10 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)