Zosta

USV Ltd

Composition for Zosta Products

Zosta Products are primarily used for

About Zosta Products

Uses of Zosta Products

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

Zosta Products side effects

Common

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

How Zosta 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) and triglycerides, raising the level of "good" cholesterol (HDL).

Patient Concerns about Zosta Products

Frequently asked questions about Zosta 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 Zosta 10 Tablet used for? How does it work?
Zosta 10 Tablet 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. Improving the levels of cholesterol in the blood helps to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Q. When should I take Zosta 10 Tablet?
Zosta 10 Tablet is generally taken once a day preferably in the evening after dinner. Try taking this medicine at the same time every day to help remember when to take it.
Q. For how long should I take Zosta 10 Tablet?
You may need to take Zosta 10 Tablet for life or for as long as directed by your doctor. The cholesterol levels will be maintained only till you are taking Zosta 10 Tablet. Stopping Zosta 10 Tablet 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 Zosta 10 Tablet?
Zosta 10 Tablet 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 Zosta 10 Tablet make you tired?
Yes, Zosta 10 Tablet 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 phenomenon 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. Zosta 10 Tablet also causes muscle damage which further worsens the tiredness and so you must consult your doctor if you feel tired while taking Zosta 10 Tablet.
Q. Can I take alcohol with Zosta 10 Tablet?
No, it is not advised to take alcohol with Zosta 10 Tablet. 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 Zosta 10 Tablet 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 Zosta 10 Tablet without consulting their doctor. They must also refrain from consuming alcohol while taking this medicine to get maximum benefit.
Q. Is Zosta 10 Tablet safe to take?
Yes, Zosta 10 Tablet is safe to use if used as prescribed by the doctor and if the doctor's instructions are followed. The side effects of this medicine are few and do not occur in everyone.

Products for Zosta

Zosta 10 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
USV Ltd
MRP
107.16
Not Available
Zosta 20 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
USV Ltd
MRP
154.6
Not Available
Zosta 5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
USV Ltd
MRP
62.1
Not Available
Zosta 40mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
USV Ltd
MRP
105.71
Not Available

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