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STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Starcad Tablet
STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of high blood pressure with high cholesterol.
Starcad Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Palpitations
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Tiredness
How to use Starcad 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. STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Starcad Tablet works
STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and atorvastatin which treat high blood pressure associated with high cholesterol levels. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication which 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). Together they reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Starcad Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
STARCAD 5 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.
Lactation
STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE
STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of STARCAD 5 MG/10 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
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