Medicine Overview of Simvas Tablet
Side effects of Simvas Tablet
Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.
How to use Simvas 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 Simvas 20mg Tablet with food.
How Simvas Tablet works
Simvas 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 Simvas Tablet
Expert advice for Simvas Tablet
- Decreases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increases good cholesterol levels.
- Helps prevent heart attack, stroke and death, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or a history of smoking.
- In general, Simvas is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas, heartburn or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food (preferably half an hour after dinner).
- Inform your doctor if you have sudden muscle pain, fever, weakness, dark urine or yellow colour in your eyes or skin.
- Your doctor may ask you to check your blood sugar before and after you start Simvas.
Special precautions for Simvas 20mg Tablet
Simvas 20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Simvas 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Simvas 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Simvas 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Simvas 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Simvas 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Simvas 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Simvas 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease....
Use of Simvas 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension
If you miss a dose of Simvastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Simvas 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 Simvas cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression or it makes you high?
No. Simvas does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Simvas may cause joint pain or make you tired.
User Submitted Feedback For Simvas 20mg Tablet
Patients taking Simvas 20mg Tablet
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