Medicine Overview of Livastat Tablet
Side effects of Livastat Tablet
Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.
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 is a lipid-lowering medication (statins). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL).
In Depth Information on Livastat Tablet
Expert advice for Livastat Tablet
- Decreases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increases good cholesterol levels.
- Helps prevent heart attack, stroke and death, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or a history of smoking.
- In general, Livastat is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas, heartburn or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food (preferably half an hour after dinner).
- Inform your doctor if you have sudden muscle pain, fever, weakness, dark urine or yellow colour in your eyes or skin.
- Your doctor may ask you to check your blood sugar before and after you start Livastat.
Special precautions for Livastat 4mg Tablet
Livastat 4mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Livastat 4mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Livastat 4mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Livastat 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Livastat 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
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.+more
Use of Livastat 4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with active liver disease and severe liver disease....
Use of Livastat 4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with active liver disease and severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Pitavastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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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