Zosta 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Zosta 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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₹10.57/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Zosta Tablet

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Uses of Zosta Tablet

Zosta 40mg 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 Zosta 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 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 40mg Tablet with food.

How Zosta Tablet works

Zosta 40mg 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

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Zosta.
  • Zosta 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 Zosta 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Zosta 40mg 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
CAUTION
Zosta 40mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Zosta 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Zosta 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zosta 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zosta 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zosta 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zosta 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Imalek 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet

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 Zosta 40mg 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. 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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