SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s

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Drug Strength: 20mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Simvastatin:20mg | Lipid-regulating drugs /Anti-atheromas

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : CCL Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Simvastatin:20mgGeneric Category : Lipid-regulating drugs /Anti-atheromas

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    How it works

    SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s works by inhibiting an enzyme which is the rate-limiting step of cholesterol synthesis.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for SIM-STAT 20mg 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 SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Hyperlipidemia

      SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s is used to treat Hyperlipidemia, which is a condition characterized by high levels of lipids in the blood.

    • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

      SIM-STAT 20mg 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

      SIM-STAT 20mg 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

      SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s can cause forgetfulness, memory loss and confusion. These side effects are reversible once the medicine is stopped.

    • Increases blood sugar levels

      SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s may increase the blood glucose levels. Monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while you are on this medicine.

    • Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis

      SIM-STAT 20mg 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

      SIM-STAT 20mg 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 SIM-STAT 20mg 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

      SIM-STAT 20mg 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.

    Food interactions
    • Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended when the patient is on SIM-STAT 20mg Tablet 10s . Any symptoms of tenderness, weakness, dark colored urine should be reported to the doctor. Frequent monitoring of kidney function tests are to be made.

    General Instructions

    Take SIM-STAT 20mg 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 SIM-STAT 20mg 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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