Starstat 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Starstat 10mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
DISCONTINUED
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Medicine Overview of Starstat Tablet

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Uses of Starstat Tablet

Starstat 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol and increased triglycerides.
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Side effects of Starstat Tablet

Common

Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Starstat 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. Starstat 10mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Starstat Tablet works

Starstat 10mg 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 Starstat Tablet

Expert advice for Starstat Tablet

  • Starstat lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Starstat prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • It is better to take in the evening.
  • In general, Starstat is safe. It may cause digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
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Starstat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Starstat Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Starstat 10mg 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
Starstat 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Starstat 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Starstat 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Starstat 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Starstat 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Starstat 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Starstat 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azibey 200mg Suspension, Alicin 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

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 about Starstat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Simvastatin

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
No. Starstat does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Starstat may cause joint pain or make you tired.
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