COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s

 110.00

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Drug Strength: 10mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s

Simvastatin:10mg | Lipid-regulating drugs /Anti-atheromas

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Biogenics Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10s Ingredients : Simvastatin:10mgGeneric Category : Lipid-regulating drugs /Anti-atheromas

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How it works

COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s works by inhibiting an enzyme which is the rate-limiting step of cholesterol synthesis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s

  • Dizziness severe
  • Fast heartbeat severe
  • Dark colored urine severe
  • Muscle or joint pain severe
  • Sweating severe
  • Headache severe
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Heartburn
  • Skin Rash

Uses of COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hyperlipidemia

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s is used to treat Hyperlipidemia, which is a condition characterized by high levels of lipids in the blood.

  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s is used in the treatment of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia which is a genetic disorder characterized by high cholesterol levels.

  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s is used to reduce the incidence of heart attacks by reducing the levels of bad cholesterol in the body.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known history of allergy to it.

  • Impaired Liver function

    Avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from a liver disease or if there is any abnormality in the liver function tests.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Cognitive impairment

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s can cause forgetfulness, memory loss and confusion. These side effects are reversible once the medicine is stopped.

  • Increases blood sugar levels

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s may increase the blood glucose levels. Monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while you are on this medicine.

  • Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s may increase the risk of Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis which is a muscular disease. The risk of causing Myopathy is higher in the elderly population, and hence it should be used with caution.

  • Alcohol consumption

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s should be used with caution in patients who consume large quantities of alcohol and/or have a history of the chronic liver disease.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and efficacy of COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s have not been established in the children less than 10 years of age.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine moderate
  • Ciprofloxacin moderate
  • Cyclosporine severe
  • Colchicine severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s should not be used in the patients with liver injury. Frequent monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the severity of the liver injury. Discontinue the treatment if symptoms worsen.

  • severe

    Any symptoms of muscle pain, tenderness or weakness should be reported to the doctor. Inform the doctor if you have any history of muscle disorder.

  • moderate

    Before taking this medicine, inform the doctor if you are suffering from diabetes. Regular blood glucose tests are to be made and appropriate diet should be maintained.

General Instructions

Take COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s with or without food at evening time. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Inform the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver COLOCARD 10mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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