Simvastol 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Simvastol 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Simvastol Tablet

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Uses of Simvastol Tablet

Simvastol 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol, increased triglycerides and increased LDL levels.
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Side effects of Simvastol Tablet

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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 Simvastol 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 Simvastol 5mg Tablet with food.

How Simvastol Tablet works

Simvastol 5mg 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 Simvastol Tablet

Expert advice for Simvastol Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Simvastol.
  • Simvastol may increase blood sugar levels. Your doctor may ask to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you regularly drink a large amount of alcohol.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Simvastol 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Simvastol 5mg 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
Simvastol 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Simvastol 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Simvastol 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Simvastol 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Simvastol 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Simvastol 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Simvastol 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension, Azifine 200mg/5ml 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 Simvastol 5mg 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
No. Simvastol does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Simvastol may cause joint pain or make you tired.
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