Medicine Overview of Unistar Capsule
Unistar 150 Capsule is used in the treatment of prevention of heart attack and stroke.
Side Effects of Unistar are Indigestion, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Headache, Muscle pain, increased bleeding tendency, Increased liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood.
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. Unistar 150 Capsule is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Unistar 150 Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Rosuvastatin and Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid which prevent heart attack and stroke. Rosuvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Unistar Capsule
- You have been prescribed Unistar 150 Capsule to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
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 if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
Unistar Capsule related warnings
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Unistar 150 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unistar 150 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Unistar 150 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Unistar 150 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unistar 150 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Unistar 150 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Unistar 150 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unistar 150 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Unistar 150 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Questions Related to Unistar
i have underwent angioplasty in July 2013, i have advise to take take 1. starpress Rxl 25 1 daily, 2. Tyro norm 50 for my thyroid , daily one tab of Unistar 150 and Prasudoc 10, Now my blood counts are all with normal range BP is 120/80, only i am facing a problem of gases in evening only after having tablet of unistar 150, I do excercise daily which includes walking 10 km daily and 20 min stretching, pl suggest about the gas formation and the reduction of tablets,
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
U can stop prasudoc n reduce un I star to 75 mg
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Frequently asked questions about Unistar Capsule
Q. Can the Unistar cause muscle pain?
Yes, Unistar is known to cause muscle pain by injuring muscles. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of muscle injury due to Unistar.
Q. Will I need to stop Unistar before surgery or dental procedure?
Unistar may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Unistar. You should not stop taking Unistar on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Unistar?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Unistar. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having 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 Unistar?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Unistar for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Unistar, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Unistar increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Unistar 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.
Q. How to manage indigestion associated with Unistar?
Take Unistar with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if you have persistent indigestion problem.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Unistar?
Unistar can interact with several medicines and can cause serious life-threatening problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Unistar before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Unistar?
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.
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