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Sim 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Sim Tablet

Sim 10 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides while at the same time raising "good" cholesterol (HDL). Lowering cholesterol levels reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Uses of Sim Tablet

Sim Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Sim 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. Sim 10 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Sim Tablet works

Sim 10 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

Sim Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sim 10 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Sim 10 mg 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sim 10 mg 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
UNSAFE
Sim 10 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sim 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sim 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Sim 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sim 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sim 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Sim Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sim 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting the treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes. If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly as Sim 10 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Sim 10 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sim with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Itraspan, Canzit, Cositra
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Carz, Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imashil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Benzol
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sim

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Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
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Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
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FAQs

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.

Q. Is simvastatin a blood thinner or a beta blocker or steroid or diuretic or is it a statin or does simvastatin thin your blood?

No, simvastatin is a statin (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors

Q. Is simvastatin the same as Lipitor (atorvastatin) or Crestor (rosuvastatin) or pravastatin?

No, although it belongs to same group of medications called statins

Q. Can I take simvastatin with ibuprofen or lisinopril?

No results found for any interaction of simvastatin with ibuprofen or lisinopril, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication

Q. Can I take antibiotics or clarithromycin or amoxicillin or erythromycin or amlodipine or aspirin with simvastatin?

No, do not take antibiotics or clarithromycin or amoxicillin or erythromycin or amlodipine or aspirin with simvastatin, because they interact with each other

Q. Does Sim cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression or it makes you high?

No. Sim does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive

Q. Does Sim cause joint pain or makes you tired?

Yes, sometimes Sim may cause joint pain or make you tired.

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  2. Gotto AM Jr, Opie LH. Lipid-Modifying Antiatherosclerotic Drugs. In: Opie LH, Gersh BJ, editors. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. pp. 418-19.
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