Medicine Overview of Zosta Tablet
Side effects of Zosta Tablet
Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.
How to use Zosta 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 Zosta 10mg Tablet with food.
How Zosta Tablet works
Zosta 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 Zosta Tablet
Expert advice for Zosta Tablet
- Decreases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increases good cholesterol levels.
- Helps prevent heart attack, stroke and death, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or a history of smoking.
- In general, Zosta is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas, heartburn or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food (preferably half an hour after dinner).
- Inform your doctor if you have sudden muscle pain, fever, weakness, dark urine or yellow colour in your eyes or skin.
- Your doctor may ask you to check your blood sugar before and after you start Zosta.
Special precautions for Zosta 10mg Tablet
Zosta 10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Zosta 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Zosta 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or+more
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Zosta 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi+more
th severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zosta 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Zosta 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zosta 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Zosta 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease....
Use of Zosta 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension
If you miss a dose of Simvastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Zosta 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
Q. Does Zosta cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression or it makes you high?
No. Zosta does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or hair loss or constipation or diabetes or depression and it is not addictive
Yes, sometimes Zosta may cause joint pain or make you tired.
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Patients taking Zosta 10mg Tablet
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