Simvofix (10mg)

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MRP:Rs. 29.50 for 1 Strip(s) (10 Tablet each)
Discounted Price:Rs. 29.50 (0% OFF)
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Composition

Simvastatin(10 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Simvastatin(10 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Hyperlipidaemia,Cardiovascular risk reduction,Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia.

SIDE EFFECTS

Headache, nausea, flatulence, heartburn, abdominal pain, diarrhoea/constipation.

DRUG INTERACTION

May cause slight elevation of serum digoxin. May increase risk of bleeding when used with coumarins and fluindione.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Simvastatin is a prodrug metabolised in the liver to form the active ?-hydroxyacid derivative. This inhibits the conversion of HMG-CoA to mevalonic acid by blocking HMG-CoA reductase, an early and rate-limiting step in cholesterol biosynthesis. It reduces total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides and increases HDL-cholesterol levels.

SUBSTITUTES

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    (10 Tablet in Strip)
    Themis Medicare Ltd
    Rs. 2/Tablet
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    Rs. 20
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    Elder Pharamaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 6/Tablet
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    (10 Tablet in Strip)
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    Rs. 3.50/Tablet
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    Rs. 35
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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Simvofix (10mg) during pregnancy?

The drug should not be used by pregnant women. Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown high risk to fetus. The risk of drug use in pregnant women outweighs the benefit.

Can I take Simvofix (10mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Simvofix (10mg) with alcohol?

No studies found