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PIVASTA 4MG TABLET

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Composition FOR PIVASTA

Pitavastatin(4 mg)

food interaction for PIVASTA

alcohol interaction for PIVASTA

pregnancy interaction for PIVASTA

lactation interaction for PIVASTA

medicine interaction for PIVASTA

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

    Uses

    Pivasta 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

    Pivasta 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

    Joint pain, Headache, Muscle pain, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR PIVASTA 4MG TABLET

    Patients taking PIVASTA 4MG TABLET

    • 88%
      Once A Day
    • 13%
      Thrice A week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PIVASTA

    2 Substitutes
    2 Substitutes
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    Expert advice FOR PIVASTA

    • 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 PIVASTA

    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)