STN 10MG TABLET

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Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals

Composition for STN 10mg tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
43.27
₹4.33/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of STN tablet

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Uses of STN tablet

STN 10MG TABLET 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 STN tablet

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 STN 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 STN 10MG TABLET with food.

How STN tablet works

Stn 10mg 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 STN tablet

Expert advice for STN tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for STN 10MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
STN 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
STN 10MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
STN 10MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
STN 10MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
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Liver
UNSAFE
STN 10MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Not advisable in patients with liver disease
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION 3ML, IMALEK 400MG TABLET, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET, ZATHRIN REDIMIX 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 STN 10mg 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. Stn does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Stn may cause joint pain or make you tired.
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