Livastat 4Mg Tablet
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.
Increased Cholesterol Levels In Blood
Increased Triglycerides Levels In Blood
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.
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.
This medication is used to treat bad cholesterol. This medicine 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.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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