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Simastin 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Simastin 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Simastin 20 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
30
₹3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Simastin Tablet

Uses of Simastin Tablet

Simastin 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Simastin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Simastin are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Simastin 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. Simastin 20 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Simastin Tablet works

Simastin 20 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).
In Depth Information on Simastin Tablet

Expert advice for Simastin Tablet

  • Simastin 20 mg Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Simastin 20 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting 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 Simastin 20 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Simastin 20 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
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Simastin Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Simastin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Simastin 20 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Simastin 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Simastin 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Simastin 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Simastin 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Simastin 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Simastin 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Simastin 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Simastin Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Simastin 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Simastin

I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
high cholesterol as per the lipid profile report
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and repeat after 3 months
Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
hello i am worried about my high Cholesterol. plz recommend me medicine.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
If you are non diabetic, non hypertensive, non smoker, then you can try life style changes like low fat, low calorie diet abs regular exercise for 1 month. Else you can take risuvastatin or Atorvastatin.
Having high cholesterol problemShall I take medicines like omega 3 capsules
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Yes you can take it It will only increase HDL cholesterol which is good cholesterol To decrease total cholesterol or tag pr LDL do exercise daily for 1-2 hours like brisk walking for 2-2 kms Avoid fatty foods
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps

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Frequently asked questions about Simastin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Simvastatin
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 Simastin cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression or it makes you high?
No. Simastin does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Q. Does Simastin cause joint pain or makes you tired?
Yes, sometimes Simastin may cause joint pain or make you tired.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Simastin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Simastin with Erythromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Simastin with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
Simastin with Roxithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin, Serox, Marox, Roxup
Simastin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell
Simastin with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis
Simastin with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep
Simastin with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil
Simastin with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Simastin with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin
Simastin with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
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