Simastin 20mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
  • Composition : Simvastatin 20mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Control Cholesterol Levels
  • Estimated Price : 30.00 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Simastin 20mg Tablet

Simastin 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Control Cholesterol Levels

Side effects of Simastin 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Simastin 20mg Tablet are - Headache, Altered Refraction, Dry Eyes, Dry Mouth, Glaucoma, Glossitis, Hearing Loss, Lip Swelling, Loss of Taste, Constipation, Diarrhea, Duodenal or Stomach Ulcers

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Simastin 20mg Tablet

Do not use Simastin 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Simvastatin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Simastin 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Simastin 20mg Tablet works

Simastin 20mg Tablet contains - Simvastatin

Simvastatin reduces plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase and cholesterol synthesis in the liver and by increasing the number of LDL receptors on liver cells to enhance LDL uptake and breakdown.

Dosage of Simastin 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Simastin 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Simastin 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Simastin 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Interaction

Drug :- amlodipine, cimetidine, clarithromycin, diltiazem, erythromycin, itraconazole, ritonavir with saquinavir: Increased atorvastatin level.

antacid, colestipol, efavirenz, rifampin: Possibly decreased blood atorvastatin level azole antifungals, clarithromycin, cyclosporine, erythromycin, fibric acid derivatives, lopinavir with ritonavir, niacin at dosage used for lipid modification, nicotinic acid, ritonavir with saquinavir: Increased risk of severe myopathy or rhabdomyolysis.

cyclosporine: Increased atorvastatin bioavailability and risk of adverse reactions.

digoxin: Possibly increased blood digoxin level, causing toxicity.

oral contraceptives such as ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone: Increased hormone level.

Food :- grapefruit juice more than 1.2 L daily: Increased blood atorvastatin level.

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