Zocor 10 Mg
Zocor 10 Mg (simvastatin) belongs to a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Simvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL).
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet is used to reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body. It is also used in the treatment of long-term complications such as heart disease or stroke. A proper diet and regular exercise should be maintained along with taking this medicine.
Strength =10 Mg
Manufacturer =Msd Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
How To Take
Take Zocor 10 Mg medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually once daily in the evening. If you are using the tablet form of this medication, you may take this medication with or without food.
If you are using the liquid form of this medication, take Zocor 10 Mg medication on an empty stomach. Shake the bottle well for at least 20 seconds before each dose. Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.
Dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, age, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Chinese patients taking niacin may require lower doses of simvastatin. Ask your doctor for more details.
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Dark colored urine
Muscle or joint pain
Acid or sour stomach
Excessive air or gas in stomach
This Zocor 10 Mg medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Zocor 10 Mg is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet can cause forgetfulness, memory loss and confusion. These side effects are reversible once the medicine is stopped.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet may increase the blood glucose levels. Monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while you are on this medicine.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet 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.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients who consume large quantities of alcohol and/or have a history of the chronic liver disease.
The safety and efficacy of Zocor 10 Mg Tablet have not been established in the children less than 10 years of age.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet is used to treat Hyperlipidemia, which is a condition characterized by high levels of lipids in the blood.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia which is a genetic disorder characterized by high cholesterol levels.
Zocor 10 Mg Tablet is used to reduce the incidence of heart attacks by reducing the levels of bad cholesterol in the body.