1. Buy Zocor 40mg Online
Zocor 40mg 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.
2. Zocor 40mg Composition
3. Zocor 40mg Company Name
- Msd Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
4. Zocor 40mg How To Work
Zocor 40mg tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).
5. What Is Zocor 40mg
Zocor 40mg is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body.
Zocor 40mg reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and total cholesterol in the blood. Lowering your cholesterol can help prevent heart disease and hardening of the arteries, conditions that can lead to heart attack, stroke, and vascular disease.
Zocor 40mg may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
6. Zocor 40mg How To Take
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zocor 40mg tablet is to be taken with food.
7. Mechanism Action Of Zocor 40mg
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 40mg 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 40mg 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 40mg Warning
Pregnancy - Zocor 40mg is not recommended for pregnant women.
Breast-feeding - Zocor 40mg is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Cognitive impairment - Zocor 40mg Tablet can cause forgetfulness, memory loss and confusion. These side effects are reversible once the medicine is stopped.
Increases blood sugar levels - Zocor 40mg Tablet may increase the blood glucose levels. Monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while you are on this medicine.
Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis - Zocor 40mg 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 40mg 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 40mg Tablet have not been established in the children less than 10 years of age.
11. Zocor 40mg Precaution
You have been prescribed Zocor 40mg tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
In general, Zocor 40mg tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
12. Zocor 40mg Dosage
- Zocor 10mg
- Zocor 20mg
- Zocor 40mg
13. Zocor 40mg Safety Information
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14. Zocor 40mg Uses
Zocor 40mg tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
15. Zocor 40mg Storage
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Storage temperature ranges differ according to different manufacturers, so consult your pharmacist for more information.
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