SIMLIP 20MG TABLET

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for SIMLIP 20MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
31.25
₹3.12/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of SIMLIP TABLET

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Uses of SIMLIP TABLET

Simlip 20mg 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 SIMLIP 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 SIMLIP 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 is better to take Simlip 20mg tablet with food.

How SIMLIP TABLET works

Simlip 20mg 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 SIMLIP TABLET

Expert advice for SIMLIP TABLET

  • Take Simvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Simvastatin, 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 Simvastatin. Niacin may increase Simvastatin'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.
Warnings
Special precautions for SIMLIP 20MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Simlip 20mg 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
Simlip 20mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to m
oderate renal disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Not advisable in patients with liver disease
Severely interacts with other drugs like
CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION 3ML, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SIMLIP 20MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Simvastatin

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