Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Uses of Simvastatin

Simvastatin 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 Simvastatin

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 Simvastatin

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.

How Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet works

Simvastatin 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).
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Uses of Ezetimibe

Ezetimibe is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood.
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Side effects of Ezetimibe

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Joint pain, Sinus inflammation, Limb pain, Diarrhoea, Respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Ezetimibe

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.

How Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet works

Ezetimibe reduces the cholesterol absorption from the intestine and lowers the levels of cholesterol in the body.

In Depth Information on Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Simvastatin

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Simvastatin.
  • Simvastatin 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.

Expert advice for Ezetimibe

  • Do not start ezetimibe, if you are allergic to ezetimibe or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Do not start ezetimibe, if you have liver disease.
  • Avoid taking ezetimibe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Do not start or continue ezetimibe, if you are taking medications like cyclosporine, warfarin, phenprocoumon, acenocoumarol or fluindione, colestyramine, fibrates.
  • Ezetimibe can cause dizziness and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
Warnings
Special precautions for Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, slee
py, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution i
n patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Use of Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Simvotin EZ 20 mg/10 mg 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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Frequently asked questions for Ezetimibe

Q. Is Ezetimibe a bile acid sequestrent /statin?
Ezetimibe belongs to a class of medication called as cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It is not a bile acid sequestrent or statin
Q. Is Ezetimibe a generic drug / same as Ezetrol/Zetia?
Yes, Ezetimibe is a generic name and Ezetrol/Zetia is the brand name of Ezetimibe
Q. Is Ezetimibe safe?
Ezetimibe is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. How does Ezetimibe reduce cholesterol in the body?
Ezetimibe prevents the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine into the blood
Q. Does Ezetimibe cause weight gain, muscle pain, cancer, lowers triglyceride, increase HDL?
Ezetimibe lowers triglyceride, increases the level of HDL in blood and has been found to reduce weight and cause muscle pain; however, cancer has not been reported.
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