1. Buy Zocor 10mg Online
Zocor 10mg blocks the body's ability to make cholesterol. Simvastatin can help lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet. Generic simvastatin tablets are available.
2. Zocor 10mg Composition
3. Zocor 10mg Company Name
- Msd Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
4. Zocor 10mg How To Work
Simvastatin belongs to the drug class known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, also called statins. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.
Statins work to reduce the body’s cholesterol production. They also reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides moving through the body. High cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with increased risk of:
- heart disease
- heart attack
Statins are usually used in combination with lifestyle changes, such as changes to diet and exercise.
5. What Is Zocor 10mg
Zocor 10mg 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.
6. Zocor 10mg How To Take
Take Zocor 10mg tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. If you take the tablets once a day, it is best to take your dose tin the evening hours (like with the evening meal) or at bedtime. You may take this drug with or without food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
7. Mechanism Action OfZocor 10mg
Simvastatin is a prodrug in which the 6-membered lactone ring of simvastatin is hydrolyzed in vivo to generate the beta,delta-dihydroxy acid, an active metabolite structurally similar to HMG-CoA (hydroxymethylglutaryl CoA). Once hydrolyzed, simvastatin competes with HMG-CoA for HMG-CoA reductase, a hepatic microsomal enzyme. Interference with the activity of this enzyme reduces the quantity of mevalonic acid, a precursor of cholesterol.
8. Zocor 10mg Drug Interactions
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Description - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Instructions - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
9. Zocor 10mg Side Effects
- Fast heartbeat
- Dark colored urine
- Muscle or joint pain
- Acid or sour stomach
- Excessive air or gas in stomach
- Skin Rash
10. Zocor 10mg Warning
Pregnancy - Zocor 10mg is not recommended for pregnant women.
Breast-feeding - Zocor 10mg is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Cognitive impairment - Zocor 10mg Tablet can cause forgetfulness, memory loss and confusion. These side effects are reversible once the medicine is stopped.
Increases blood sugar levels - Zocor 10mg Tablet may increase the blood glucose levels. Monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while you are on this medicine.
Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis - Zocor 10mg 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.
Alcohol consumption - Zocor 10mg Tablet 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 Zocor 10mg Tablet have not been established in the children less than 10 years of age.
11. Zocor 10mg Precaution
Before taking Zocor 10mg, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, kidney disease, alcohol use.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Limit alcoholic beverages. Daily use of alcohol may increase your risk for liver problems, especially when combined with Zocor 10mg. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
12. Zocor 10mg Dosage
13. Zocor 10mg Safety Information
We’ve made all possible efforts to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, however, it should not be treated as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. We are only provides reference source for common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. The absence of a warning for any drug or combination thereof, should not be assumed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. We does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information provided above. If you have any doubts about your medication then we strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor, nurse or healthcare provider.
14. Zocor 10mg Uses
Zocor 10mg is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as "statins." It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. Lowering "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides and raising "good" cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
15. Zocor 10mg Storage
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Keep out of the reach of children.
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