Pitava 1mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Pitava 1mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pitava Tablet

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Uses of Pitava Tablet

Pitava 1mg 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 Pitava Tablet

Common

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 Pitava 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 Pitava 1mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pitava Tablet works

Pitava 1mg tablet is a cholesterol-lowering medicine (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 Pitava Tablet

Expert advice for Pitava Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Pitava.
  • Pitava may increase blood sugar levels. Your doctor may ask to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you regularly drink a large amount of alcohol.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pitava 1mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Pitava 1mg 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
Pitava 1mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Pitava 1mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pitava 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pitava 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pitava 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pitava 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pitava 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with active liver disease and severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Imalek 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet

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 Pitava 1mg 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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