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Simvas 20 mg Tablet

Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Simvas 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Simvas 20 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
98.16
₹6.54/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Simvas Tablet

Uses of Simvas Tablet

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

Simvas Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Simvas are 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. Simvas 20 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Simvas Tablet works

Simvas 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 Simvas Tablet

Expert advice for Simvas Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Simvas 20 mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Simvas 20 mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Simvas Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Simvas Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Simvas 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
Simvas 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
Simvas 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Simvas 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Simvas 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Simvas 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Simvas 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Simvas 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Simvas Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Simvas 20 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Simvas 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 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
Q. Does Simvas cause joint pain or makes you tired?
Yes, sometimes Simvas may cause joint pain or make you tired.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Simvas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Simvas with Spiramycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Simvas with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Simvas with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat
Simvas with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen
Simvas with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Simvas with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin
Simvas with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic
Simvas with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Benzol, Donogen, Gonablok, Ladogal
Simvas with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad
Simvas with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod
Simvas with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid
Simvas with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil, Entinib, Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Simvas with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit
Simvas with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Simvas with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite
Simvas with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac
Simvas with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral
Simvas with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
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