*AdvaCare Simvastatin Tablets are GMP certified.

**AdvaCare Simvastatin Tablets are manufactured in our facilities located in China, India and USA.

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Dosage:

20mg;40mg

*or according to distributor/market composition

Packaging:

10 tablets/blister, 3 blisters/box;10 tablets/blister, 10 blisters/box

*or according to distributor/market requirements

Therapy:

Statin

Active Ingredients:

Simvastatin

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Product Information

General Information:
AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Simvastatin tablets.

Simvastatin tablets are used to lower “bad” cholesterol and fats, such as LDL. It also raises “good cholesterol”, HDL, in the blood. It is a statin that reduces the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. Decreasing bad cholesterol and raising good cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and prevents stroke and heart attack. Lifestyle changes such as a proper diet and exercise help to make the medication work more effectively.

Simvastatin also helps to reduce heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, and other cardiovascular risk factors.

Side Effects:
As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of simvastatin tablets. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use. Common side effects include: headache, constipation, nausea, stomach pain or cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing and sore throat.

Seek medical attention if the following develop: mild memory problems, confusion, worsening diabetes, muscle problems, or liver problems.

For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor. If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.

Additional Information

Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using simvastatin tablets.

Indications and Usage

Simvastatin belongs to a group of drugs known as HMGCoA reductatse inhibitors, or statins. It helps in reducing the bad cholesterol and increasing the good cholesterol. It is also used to lower the tyglycerides in the blood.

Simvastatin is used to reduce the risk of stroke, heart problems such as congestive heart disease, heart attack and other heart complications with diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders.

Contraindications

This drug is contraindicated with patients hypersensitive towards simvastatin or any other excipients. It is also contraindicated in patients having liver diseases.

Precautions

Do NOT use simvastatin tablet if:

  • You are allergic to simvastatin;
  • Younger than 10 years of age;
  • Have a history of kidney disease, diabetes, thyroid disorder, a descent of Chinese origin;
  • You drink more than 2 alcoholic beverages daily.

Simvastatin may harm an unborn baby so administration of this medication during pregnancy is not recommended. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication. This medication is also not required during breast feeding because of the possible risk to the infant.

Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how simvastatin tablets affect you.

Administration and Dosage

Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dosage for adults is: 5-40mg a day.

Interactions

Possible interactions include blood thinner medications, cyclosporine, danazol, and gemfibrozil. It also has interacted with some of the food consumption such as grapefruit juice and alcohol beverages.

Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with simvastatin tablets.

Overdose

If someone is overdosed breathlessness or passing out. This has to be reported to the medical health professional and seek a medical help urgently.

Adverse Reactions

Not applicable.

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