Simvofix

Bal Pharma Ltd

Composition for Simvofix Products

Simvofix Products are primarily used for

About Simvofix Products

Uses of Simvofix Products

Simvastatin is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and Prevention of heart attack and stroke.

Simvofix Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Simvofix are Constipation, Headache, Nausea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Abdominal pain.

How Simvofix Products work

Simvastatin 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).

Patient Concerns about Simvofix Products

Frequently asked questions about Simvofix Products

Frequently asked questions about Simvastatin

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Total cholesterol is determined by the total amount of LDL and HDL cholesterol in the body. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol. Bad cholesterol 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 disease and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. High levels of triglycerides are also harmful for you.
Q. What is Simvofix used for? How does it work?
Simvofix belongs to a class of medicines called statins that lower the cholesterol in the blood. It is used along with a healthy diet and exercise to reduce bad cholesterol and increase the amount of good cholesterol in the blood. It works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the liver in order to decrease the amount of cholesterol that accumulates on the walls of arteries. Improvement in cholesterol levels helps to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Q. When should I take Simvofix?
Simvofix is generally taken once a day. It can be taken in the morning or night or at any time of the day, with or without food. Try taking this medicine at the same time every day to help remember when to take it.
Q. For how long should I take Simvofix?
You may need to take Simvofix for life or for as long as directed by your doctor. The cholesterol levels will be maintained only till you are taking Simvofix. Stopping Rosuvas without starting a different treatment may increase your cholesterol levels again. This medicine has only a few side effects and is usually considered safe if taken as directed by the doctor.
Q. What foods should be avoided when taking Simvofix?
Simvofix is used to decrease your blood cholesterol levels. Therefore, to seek the best results of this medicine, you should avoid foods which are high in calories like fried food and junk food. It is recommended to eat a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet. Be sure to follow all the exercise and dietary recommendations made by your doctor or dietician.
Q. Does Simvofix make you tired?
Yes, Simvofix can make you feel tired. This is because they reduce the energy supply to the muscles in the body. However, the exact reason behind the phenomena is unknown and needs more research. Tiredness usually occurs after exertion. Generalized fatigue is more often seen in people with heart disease or those suffering from liver illness. Simvofix also causes muscle damage which further worsens the tiredness and so you must consult your doctor if you feel tired while taking Simvofix.
Q. Can I take alcohol with Simvofix?
No. It is not advised to take alcohol with Simvofix. This is because the risk of developing liver problems increases if you drink alcohol while taking this medicine. Moreover, there is a significant increase in the triglyceride levels if Simvofix is taken along with alcohol. This can further lead to liver damage and also worsen some of the side effects such as muscle pain, muscle weakness and tenderness. People with liver problems are therefore advised, not to take Simvofix without consulting your doctor and also refrain from taking alcohol while taking this medicine to get maximum benefit.
Q. Is Simvofix safe to take?
Yes. Simvofix is safe to use if used as prescribed by the doctor, if the doctor's instructions are followed. The side effects of this medicine are few and do not occur in everyone.

Products for Simvofix

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Simvofix 20mg Tablet
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MRP
82.86
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