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    Cerivastatin

    Information about Cerivastatin

    Cerivastatin uses

    Cerivastatin is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol, increased triglycerides and increased LDL levels.

    How cerivastatin works

    Cerivastatin is a lipid-lowering medication (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).

    Common side effects of cerivastatin

    Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood

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    Expert advice for Cerivastatin

    • 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, Cerivastatin 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 Cerivastatin.


    Content on this page was last updated on 23 November, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)