Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet

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Introduction

Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of high cholesterol. It prevents your body from making bad cholesterol and raise the levels of good cholesterol. It also prevents absorption of cholesterol from the intestines.

Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. 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. You can help this medicine work better by making a few changes to your lifestyle such as keeping active, stopping smoking, eating a healthy low fat diet and exercise regularly.

Headache, tiredness, muscle pain and back pain are some common side effects of this medicine. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or dark stools as it might be symptoms of liver damage. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood sugar level, and liver function while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems or high blood pressure. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it.  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 Pevastin-Plus Tablet

Benefits of Pevastin-Plus Tablet

In High cholesterol

Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet effectively reduces the high cholesterol levels in your body. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer. 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 Pevastin-Plus Tablet

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 Pevastin-Plus

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle pain
  • Back pain
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Pevastin-Plus 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. Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pevastin-Plus Tablet works

Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Pitavastatin and Ezetimibe. Pitavastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels. Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor which prevents absorption of cholesterol from the intestines. Together, they provide better reduction of cholesterol in your body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Pevastin-Plus 2mg/10mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • Take it in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.

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No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

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References

  1. Pitavastatin. Cincinnati, Ohio: Patheon Inc.; 2009. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ezetimibe. Kenilworth, New Jersey: Schering Corporation; 2007 [revised 2013]. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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