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Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule

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Product introduction

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. This medicine reduces the "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots.

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Nausea, abdominal pain, headache, and constipation are some common side effects of this medicine.This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g., football, wrestling). Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin, muscle pain or dark urine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or you are suffering from bleeding disorder. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Novastat Asp Capsule

  • Treatment of Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Benefits of Novastat Asp Capsule

In Treatment of Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to prevent heart attack. It contains rosuvastatin that works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in blood. High levels of cholesterol can cause narrowing of the blood vessels (atherosclerosis). Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and stroke and helps one remain healthier for longer.

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule also contains a blood thinner, aspirin, that prevents the formation of blood clots and the existing ones from growing bigger in size. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.

Side effects of Novastat Asp Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Novastat Asp

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness

How to use Novastat Asp Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Novastat Asp Capsule works

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Rosuvastatin and Aspirin, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Rosuvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Novastat Asp Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

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Patient concerns

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Fast symbol of heart attack and stroke
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
risk factors undue fatigue chest pain etc
I take Novastat 5mg regularly. Is it safe to stop taking it if the cholesterol level is normal? Pl advise. I am still waiting for an answer to my question above
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
If u r not a heart patient can stop it
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FAQs

Q. Can the Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule cause muscle pain?

Yes, Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.

Q. Will I need to stop Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule before surgery or dental procedure?

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule. You should not stop taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule on your own.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Can the use of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. How to manage indigestion associated with Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule?

Take Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if the indigestion problem persists.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule?

Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule can interact with several medicines and can cause serious life-threatening problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Novastat Asp 10mg/75mg Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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