Pivasta 4mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Pivasta 4mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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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 levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased LDL levels in blood.
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Side effects of Pivasta Tablet

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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
Pivasta 4mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not 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
UNSAFE
Pivasta 4mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate kidney disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe kidney disease.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Pivasta 4mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Not advisable in patients with the active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Imalek 400mg Tablet, Onabet Powder, 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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