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Stusvin 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Stusvin 20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Stusvin 20 mg Tablet

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MRP
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Medicine Overview of Stusvin Tablet

Uses of Stusvin Tablet

Stusvin 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Stusvin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Stusvin are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Stusvin 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. Stusvin 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Stusvin Tablet works

Stusvin 20 mg 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 Stusvin Tablet

Expert advice for Stusvin Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Stusvin 20 mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Stusvin 20 mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Stusvin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Stusvin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Stusvin 20 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
Stusvin 20 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
SAFE
Stusvin 20 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Stusvin 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Stusvin 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Stusvin 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stusvin 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Stusvin 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Stusvin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Stusvin 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Stusvin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
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 Stusvin used for lowering cholesterol?
Stusvin belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. It is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed. If you are at an increased risk of heart disease, Stusvin can also be used to reduce such risk even if your cholesterol levels are normal. You should maintain a standard cholesterol-lowering diet during treatment.
Q. Is Stusvin diuretic?
Stusvin is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Stusvin better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Stusvin, simvastatin, and pravastatin belong to the same category of medications with similar action and similar side effects, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can the use of Stusvin cause diabetes?
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Stusvin. However, it may increase your blood sugar levels. So, it is very important that you monitor your blood sugar levels regularly if you are taking Stusvin. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Stusvin as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can Stusvin lower the level of triglycerides?
Stusvin belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Stusvin is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed.
Q. Does Stusvin cause weight loss?
Stusvin has not been reported to cause weight loss. However, weight gain has been reported as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while you are taking Stusvin.
Q. Does Stusvin cause erectile dysfunction?
Stusvin can cause erectile dysfunction although this side effect is not very clear. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction while you are taking Stusvin.
Q. Does Stusvin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Stusvin. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Stusvin as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Does Stusvin cause memory loss?
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Stusvin, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Stusvin.
Q. Does Stusvin cause frequent urination?
Stusvin has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Stusvin.
Q. Does Stusvin cause high blood pressure?
Stusvin has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Stusvin.
Q. Is Stusvin a blood thinner?
Stusvin is not a blood thinner. Stusvin is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Stusvin safe to take?
Stusvin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Stusvin a beta blocker?
Stusvin is not a beta blocker. Stusvin is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Stusvin a controlled substance?
Stusvin is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA). Controlled substances are drugs that are strictly regulated to reduce the risk of abuse and illegal distribution. To determine the level of restriction placed on a particular controlled substance, five different categories (or "Schedules") are used. A controlled substance will belong to Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V, with Schedule V being the least restricted.
Q. Is Stusvin an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Stusvin is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Stusvin is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with metformin?
Stusvin can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with ibuprofen?
Stusvin can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with milk?
No information is available for the use of Stusvin with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Stusvin have similar effects and they may increase the effects of each other. Fenofibrate may also increase side effects like risk for rhabdomyolysis (condition in which damaged skeletal muscle breaks down rapidly). Monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with levothyroxine?
Stusvin can be taken with levothyroxine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with amlodipine?
Stusvin can be taken with amlodipine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Stusvin by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy). So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Stusvin by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Stusvin. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stusvin with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Stusvin by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Stusvin. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Stusvin cause gas?
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Stusvin. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Stusvin lower blood pressure?
Stusvin is a lipid-lowering drug used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels and for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. However, a meta-analysis of different clinical trial shows that Stusvin has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Q. Does Stusvin affect the liver?
Stusvin is associated rarely with hepatobiliary disorders. Its use is also linked with abnormal liver function test and hence a periodic test of the liver functions is recommended.
Q. Does Stusvin cause itching?
Stusvin use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Stusvin thin blood?
Stusvin is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Q. What is Stusvin?
Stusvin is a lipid-lowering drug which belongs to group of medications called statins (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. It acts by blocking the enzyme HMG CoA reductase and formation of cholesterol, thus, lowering the blood lipid levels.

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Taking Stusvin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Stusvin with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat
Stusvin with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin
Stusvin with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic
Stusvin with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Stusvin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite
Stusvin with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Stusvin with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid
Stusvin with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac
Stusvin with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Stusvin with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod
Stusvin with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad
Stusvin with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit
Stusvin with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil, Entinib, Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Stusvin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Stusvin with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen
Stusvin with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral
Stusvin with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Benzol, Donogen, Gonablok, Ladogal
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