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Vitastat 5 mg Tablet

Vitabolik Pharma

Composition for Vitastat 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Vitastat 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
47
₹4.7/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vitastat Tablet

Uses of Vitastat Tablet

Vitastat 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Vitastat Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Vitastat 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. Vitastat 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Vitastat Tablet works

Vitastat 5 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 Vitastat Tablet

Expert advice for Vitastat Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Vitastat 5 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, Vitastat 5 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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Vitastat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vitastat Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Vitastat 5 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
CAUTION
Vitastat 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vitastat 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vitastat 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vitastat 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vitastat 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Vitastat 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vitastat 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vitastat 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Vitastat Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Vitastat 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vitastat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rosuvastatin

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. Can I take Vitastat with grapefruit juice?
Yes, Vitastat can be taken with grapefruit juice. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Vitastat with clopidogrel?
Vitastat can be taken along with clopidogrel. Vitastat does not interfere with the antiplatelet action of clopidogrel. However, a high dose of clopidogrel can increase the Vitastat blood concentration by 2-fold causing more chances of the side effects, so a dose adjustment for Vitastat may be needed.
Q. Why should Vitastat be taken at night?
Vitastat acts by blocking an enzyme which is important for cholesterol synthesis in our body. The activity of this enzyme is more at night time, so, it is advisable to take Vitastat in the evening hours after a meal or just before going to bed to have maximum effect. However, Vitastat being a longer acting statin can be taken at any time of day.
Q. Can I take Vitastat with pantoprazole?
Yes, Vitastat can be used along with pantoprazole. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Vitastat with gemfibrozil?
Concomitant use of Vitastat with gemfibrozil should be avoided. Gemfibrozil can increase the blood levels of Vitastat and damage your muscles. If you are taking both the drugs, be careful and look for any muscle symptoms. Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness or dark colored urine.
Q. What is the benefit of taking Vitastat with ezetimibe?
Vitastat, when used with ezetimibe, helps in a better decrease in LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to Vitastat alone and without any increase in side effects. This combination is very beneficial in high-risk cardiovascular disease patients as its use can decrease the risk of atherosclerotic plaque rupture and heart attack. However, ezetimibe can increase the blood levels of Vitastat, so a dose adjustment may be needed when they are used together.
Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Vitastat?
Vitastat should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption and hence lowers the blood levels of Vitastat. This can lead to a decrease in efficacy of Vitastat to lower blood cholesterol levels. To avoid this effect, there should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the two medicines.
Q. Is Vitastat a narcotic substance?
No, Vitastat is not a narcotic substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Vitastat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vitastat with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol
Vitastat with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer
Vitastat with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Vitastat with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Vitastat with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas
Vitastat with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Vitastat with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Vitastat with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Vitastat with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Vitastat with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Vitastat with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Vitastat with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Vitastat with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid, Regulipid
Vitastat with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Vitastat with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Vitastat with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr, Trifeno
Vitastat with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil, Entinib, Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Vitastat with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Vitastat with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Benzol, Donogen, Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl, Danogen, Gynazol
Vitastat with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Vitastat with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
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