Side Effects of Statcare-Gold are Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Constipation, Indigestion, Increased glucose level in blood, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Increased liver enzymes, increased bleeding tendency.
How to use Statcare-Gold 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. Statcare-Gold Tablet is to be taken with food. Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Statcare-Gold Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Aspirin, rosuvastatin and clopidogrel which prevent heart attack. Aspirin and clopidogrel are antiplatelet medications. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots. Rosuvastatin is a lipid lowering medication that blocks the body’s ability to produce “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and improves the level of ""good"" cholesterol (HDL).
In Depth Information on Statcare-Gold Tablet
Expert advice for Statcare-Gold Tablet
You have been prescribed Statcare-Gold Tablet to lower your risk of heart attacks and stroke.
Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
Let your doctor know you are taking Statcare-Gold Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.
Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
Statcare-Gold Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Statcare-Gold Tablet
Statcare-Gold Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Statcare-Gold Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Statcare-Gold Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Statcare-Gold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Statcare-Gold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Statcare-Gold Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Statcare-Gold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Statcare-Gold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Statcare-Gold Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about Statcare-Gold Tablet
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Statcare-Gold?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. Will I need to stop Statcare-Gold before surgery or dental procedure?
Statcare-Gold may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Statcare-Gold. You should not stop taking Statcare-Gold on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Statcare-Gold?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Statcare-Gold. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Statcare-Gold?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Statcare-Gold for relieving pain. Avoid the use other painkillers while taking Statcare-Gold, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Statcare-Gold increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Statcare-Gold increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Jul 2018.