Pivasta 4mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Pivasta 4mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Pivasta Tablet

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Uses of Pivasta Tablet

Pivasta 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol, increased triglycerides and increased LDL levels.
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Side effects of Pivasta 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 Pivasta 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 Pivasta 4mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pivasta Tablet works

Pivasta 4mg 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 Pivasta Tablet

Expert advice for Pivasta Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Pivasta.
  • Pivasta 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 Pivasta 4mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
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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Lactation
CAUTION
Pivasta 4mg 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
Pivasta 4mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pivasta 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pivasta 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pivasta 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pivasta 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pivasta 4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with active liver disease and severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

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 Pivasta 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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