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Orvas 20 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Orvas 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It is used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart disease. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in your blood vessels and causes narrowing, which may lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Orvas 20 Tablet is a widely prescribed medicine and is regarded as safe for long-term use when taken as per doctor's advice. It can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day but try to take it at the same time each day. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but stopping your medicine may increase your cholesterol levels, making your condition worse and increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.

It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of the treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat. 

Common side effects of this medicine include headache, constipation, muscle pain, nausea, indigestion, diarrhea and nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages). These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you notice any yellowing of your eyes or get repeated or unexplained muscle pains. 

This medicine should not be used in some conditions such as liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine as it may harm the developing baby. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while taking this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels. Your doctor may check your liver function before starting the treatment and monitor it regularly thereafter.

ఉపయోగాలు Orvas Tablet (Uses of Orvas Tablet in Telugu)

  • రక్తంలో పెరిగిన కొలెస్ట్రాల్ స్థాయి

యొక్క దుష్ప్రభావాలు (Side effects of Orvas Tablet in Telugu)

Common
  • తలనొప్పి
  • పొట్ట నొప్పి
  • మలబద్ధకం
  • కండరాల నొప్పి
  • బలహీనత
  • మైకం
  • రక్తంలో పెరిగిన గ్లూకోజ్ స్థాయి

ఎలా ఉపయోగించాలి Orvas Tablet (How to use Orvas Tablet in Telugu)

దీన్ని డాక్టర్ సూచించిన మోతాదులో , తగినంత కాలం వాడాలి. దీన్ని నేరుగా మింగాలి. నమలడం లేదా చప్పరించటం చేయొద్దు. దీనిని ఆహారంతో లేదా ఆహారం లేకుండా తీసుకోవచ్చు, అయితే Orvas 20 Tabletని ఒక స్థిరమైన సమయంలో తీసుకోవడం మంచిది.

ఎలాOrvas Tablet పనిచేస్తుంది (How Orvas Tablet works in Telugu)

శరీరంలో కొలెస్ట్రాల్ తయారీకి అవసరమైన ఎంజైమును Orvas 20 Tablet పాక్షికంగా నిరోధించితగుమొత్తంలోనే కొలెస్ట్రాల్ ఉత్పత్తి అయ్యేలా చేస్తుంది.

హెచ్చరికలు (Safety Advice in Telugu)

ఆల్కహాల్
సురక్షితం కాదు
Orvas 20 Tabletతో మద్యం సేవించడం సురక్షితం కాదు.
గర్భధారణ
సురక్షితం కాదు
Orvas 20 Tabletను గర్భధారణ సమయంలో ఉపయోగించడం అధికంగా సురక్షితం కాదు.
మానవ మరియు జంతు అధ్యయనాల్లో పిండంపై గణనీయమైన ప్రతికూల ప్రభావాలను చూపించాయి. దయచేసి మీ వైద్యుడిని సంప్రదించండి.
చనుబాలివ్వడం
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
బిడ్డకు పాలిచ్చే తల్లులు Orvas 20 Tablet బహుశ సురక్షితము. ఈ మందు మానవ వినియోగం విషయంలో ఉన్న సమాచారం ప్రకారం ఇది బిడ్డకు చెప్పుకోదగ్గ స్థాయిలో హాని చేయదు.
డ్రైవింగ్
సురక్షితమైనది
Orvas 20 Tablet సాధారణంగా మీ డ్రైవింగ్ నడిపే సామర్ధ్యాన్ని ప్రభావితం చేయదు.
మూత్రపిండాలు
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orvas 20 Tablet వాడటం సురక్షితమైనది. Orvas 20 Tablet మోతాదు విషయంలో ఎలాంటి మార్పులూ సూచించబడలేదు.
కాలేయం
జాగ్రత్త అవసరం
కాలేయ వ్యాధి ఉన్న రోగులు Orvas 20 Tablet వాడే విషయంలో తగు జాగ్రత్తలతో వాడాలి. ఈ విషయం మీ వైద్యుడితో చెప్పండి. తద్వారా వారు Orvas 20 Tablet మోతాదులో తగిన మార్పులు సూచిస్తారు.

మీరు Orvas యొక్క మోతాదును కోల్పోతే ఏమి చేయాలి?

If you miss a dose of Orvas 20 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses within 12 hour.

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Expert Advice

  • Orvas 20 Tablet కేవలం వైద్యుడి ద్వారా సూచించినది మాత్రమే తీసుకోండి.
  • Orvas 20 Tabletను వాడేటప్పుడు మద్యం తీసుకోవడం నివారించండి, అది కాలేయం మీద ఈ మందు యొక్క ప్రతికూల ప్రభావాలను మరింత తీవ్రతరం చేయవచ్చు.
  • మీరు చెప్పలేని కండర నొప్పి లేదా బలహీనతను ఎదుర్కొంటే మీ వైద్యునికి తెలియచేయండి, అది తీవ్రమైన మూత్రపిండ సమస్యలకు దారితీయవచ్చు. 
  • Orvas 20 Tabletతో నియాసిన్ తీసుకోవద్దు. నియాసిన్ కండారాల మీద Orvas 20 Tablet యొక్క దుష్ప్రభావాలను పెంచవచ్చు, ఇది తీవ్రమైన మూత్రపిండ సమస్యలకు దారితీయవచ్చు. 

Interaction with Drugs

ఈ కింద ఉన్న మందులతో Orvas తీసుకుంటే వేరే సైడ్ ఎఫెక్ట్స్ మరియు ఇతర తీవ్ర దుష్పరిణామాలు రావచ్చు.
Brand(s): Art-X, Cardasol, Amione
ప్రాణహాని
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
తీవ్రమైన
Brand(s): Benikite, Benifor, Beniq
తీవ్రమైన
Brand(s): Beza
తీవ్రమైన

Patient Concerns

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Feeling suffocation in throat ocasionally. Sugar random=90, colestro total=154, ECG &Echo are normal. Starts taking medicines are :- Telma-40mg, Orvas-10mg and Razo tab 20 mg.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
It requires proper examination before commenting u can visit me at my clinic in gurgaon
Tyfad 20 days no cure tablet u
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
tell proper history, what medicine u take, who made diagnosis, even u guys when getting free consultation than also u cant write
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FAQs

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 to you.

Q. Can Orvas cause muscle problems or muscle injury?

Yes, taking Orvas can cause muscle problems or muscle injury. This is because of the reduced oxygen supply to the muscle cells which leads to fatigue, muscle pain, tenderness or muscle weakness. The soreness may be significant enough to interfere with your daily activities. Do not take it lightly and consult your doctor to know about ways to prevent this and to avoid making it worse.

Q. Is Orvas used for lowering cholesterol?

Orvas belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which lowers the level of lipids or fats. Orvas is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when low-fat diet and lifestyle changes fail to lower the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. If you are at an increased risk of heart disease, Orvas can also be used to reduce such risk even if your cholesterol levels are normal. You should maintain a standard cholesterol-lowering diet during treatment.

Q. Can Orvas be prescribed to children?

Orvas is for adults and children aged 10 years or more whose cholesterol levels do not come down enough with exercise and a low-fat diet. It is not approved for use in patients younger than 10 years old.

Q. Is Orvas a blood thinner?

No, Orvas is not a blood thinner. It is a cholesterol-lowering medicine. It works by slowing down the production of cholesterol in the body. This further decreases the amount of cholesterol that may build up on the walls of the arteries and block blood flow to the part of the body. By lowering the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides it prevents the chances of stroke and heart attack.

Q. Will taking Orvas increase my risk of diabetes?

If you are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, taking Orvas may increase this risk slightly. This is because Orvas can raise your blood sugar a little. If you already have type 2 diabetes, your doctor may advise monitoring your blood sugar levels more closely for the first few months. Tell your doctor if you find it harder to control your blood sugar.

Q. For how long do I need to take Orvas? Is it safe for long-term use?

You may need to take Orvas life long or for the duration prescribed by your doctor. The benefits will only continue for as long as you take it. If you stop taking Orvas without starting a different treatment, your cholesterol levels may rise again. It is considered to be safe and has few side effects if taken as directed by the doctor.

Q. Does Orvas cause weight loss?

No, Orvas has not been reported to cause weight loss. However, weight gain has been reported as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while taking Orvas.

Q. Can I stop taking Orvas?

No, you should not stop taking Orvas without consulting your doctor. If you think that Orvas is causing side effects, you should consult your doctor who may accordingly lower your dose or change your medicine.

Q. Can I take alcohol with Orvas?

No, it is not advised to take alcohol with Orvas. 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 Orvas 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 Orvas without consulting the doctor. They should also refrain from consuming alcohol while taking this medicine to get maximum benefit.

Q. Does Orvas cause memory loss?

Memory loss may occur with Orvas in very rare cases. This is generally non-serious and may occur as early as 1 day or may take years to appear. These symptoms may disappear within about 3 weeks of discontinuing Rosuvas. However, you should consult your doctor if you experience this side effect as it could be due to some other reason.

Q. When should I take Orvas?

Orvas 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. Does Orvas make you tired?

Yes, Orvas 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. Orvas also causes muscle damage which further worsens the tiredness. Therefore, you must consult your doctor if you feel tired while taking Orvas.

Q. What are the most common side effects of Orvas?

The common side effects of Orvas include nausea, indigestion, constipation, flatulence, diarrhea, headache, and aches and pains in your back and joints. It may also cause nosebleeds, sore throat, and cold-like symptoms, such as a runny nose, blocked nose or sneezing.

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