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Livastat 4Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Novazen Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Pitavastatin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Livastat 4Mg Tablet is a medication used to lower high levels of blood cholestrol and triglycerides in patients. It helps in preventing cardiovascular diseases by increasing the level of good cholestrol in your body. It belongs to the class of drugs known as statin (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor) that reduces production of fatty acids in our body.

It is advised that you should refrain from using Livastat 4Mg Tablet if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, or are breastfeeding, have liver problems, allergic to the medicine or any ingredients in it, or taking gemfibrozil or cyclosporin. You should also consult your doctor before taking Livastat 4Mg Tablet if you have underactive thyroids, muscle problems, hormonal, endocrine, electrolyte or metabolism problems, on dialysis, taking warfarin, have history of alcohol abuse, diabetes, infection, low blood pressure, kidney problems, or taking any medicines or supplements.

There are no major side effects of Livastat 4Mg Tablet but you may experience constipation, back pain, and diarrhoea. You should consult your doctor if the effects last for long durations.

Livastat 4Mg Tablet is available only as tablets to be taken orally. You can have them with or without food but you should consult your doctor regarding the appropiate dosage.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

increased cholesterol levels in blood
increased triglycerides levels in blood
In addition to its intended effect, Livastat 4Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Musculoskeletal (bone
muscle or joint) pain
Increased liver enzymes
Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood
Joint swelling
Increased glucose level in blood.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Livastat 4mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Livastat 4mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate kidney disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe kidney disease.
Does this affect liver function?
Not advisable in patients with the active liver disease.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Livastat 4Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Zydus Cadila
Zydus Cadila
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Pitavastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Onabet Powder
Zathrin Redimix Suspension
Livastat 4Mg Tablet is used to treat bad cholesterol. This drug regulates cholesterol synthesis through prevention of the secretion of the liver enzyme and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase. As a consequence an enhancement in LDL-receptor is noticed.
What are you using Livastat 4Mg Tablet for?
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Popular Questions & Answers

Age 52 patient of high blood pressure, using irbemet and pitavastatin, but having anxiety, pain in the veins and lack of sleep in night. What to do?

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Hi I am suffering from hypertension from 2-3 years and taking hypertension medicine cardace 5 mg now earlier taking different medicine prescribe by doc (talzoc 40 mg telma 40 mg lodoz 2.5 mg). In Oct'16 I felt pain in left side chest and visited cardiologist ecg echo tmt done all ok. But still I felt pain sometime. Also diagnosed with high cholesterol taken pivasta 4 mg for 1.5 month and left now due to muscle pain. Pls advice.

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Cardiologist, Delhi
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If your tests were normal then stop worrying. Unnecessary anxiety is just going to add to stress and nothing else. Exercise daily for 45 mins, Eat healthy and keep a follow up with your doctor and Relax.
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I am 43 year old and my tricliricide level in blood is 450. My doctor prescribed a medicine Pivasta 4.Now it is 186. Is there any way to reduce it without drug or I have to take the medicine for life long. What could be possible side effect of the medicine.

MDP, MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Koraput
I am 43 year old and my tricliricide level in blood is 450. My doctor prescribed a medicine Pivasta 4.Now it is 186. ...
Reduce your fatty food, acidic food and take alkaline and starch food. No need to continue lifelong medicine. But before you stop, consult your doctor physically.
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Popular Health Tips

How To Reduce Cholesterol?

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
How To Reduce Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is an oil-based substance that does not mix with blood and is found in every cell of the body.LDL (low density lipoprotein) is the bad cholesterol and HLD (high density lipoprotein) is the good cholesterol. Cholesterol, at normal levels is good for us.But, if it gets too high then it can prove to be dangerous for us. Here’s a guide on how to reduce cholesterol and cholesterol diet, lowering high cholesterol, cholesterol medicine.

Cholesterol diet:Diet can help you to lower your cholesterol levels by 10 to 20 per cent.The best dietician in India says that the best cholesterol diet and for lowering high cholesterol you should include the following ten cholesterol reducing foods:

Foods rich in fibre, soya, nuts, healthy oils, oats, red wine, salmon, fenugreek, garlic, beans.

These are cholesterol lowering foods. And, suggested by the best dietician in India to lower high cholesterol naturally. For reducing cholesterol, you must add these foods to your daily diet.

Cholesterol Medicines: Various medicines are also used to lower high cholesterol. If your cholesterol is too high, then these are the medicines that are generally prescribed by doctors.The cholesterol medicines are:

Niacin: Niacin (Niaspan, Nicoar) is a B-vitamin. It is prescribed by doctors to lower bad cholesterol (LHL) and raise good cholesterol (HDL)

Statins (Atorvastatin, Fluvastatin, Lovastatin, Pitavastatin, Pravastatin, Rosuvastatin, and Simvastatin) Statins can lessen the chance of cardiac events. These are also prescribed by doctors to lower your bad cholesterol and raise your good cholesterol.

Exercise: The best dietician in India says that exercise is very helpful to lower your cholesterol. Exercise at least for 3 hours a week to raise your HDL. This is one of the very important parts for lowering high cholesterol.

Other tips to lower cholesterol: Here are other tips that you can follow for lowering high cholesterol. Apart from the above tips on cholesterol diet and cholesterol medicines, the best dietician in India says that you should:

  • Maintain healthy weight.
  • Avoid smoking.
  • Limit intake of foods containing saturated fats, trans fats, and dietary cholesterol

Follow the above tips and cholesterol diet for lowering your cholesterol naturally.


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About Livastat 4Mg Tablet
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