Simvotin 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It is used to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in your blood vessels and causes narrowing, which may lead to a heart attack or stroke.
Simvotin 20 Tablet is usually taken in the evening, either with or without food. However, taking it with food may reduce the chances of nausea. Take it regularly for maximum benefit. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but stopping your medicine may increase your cholesterol levels, making your condition worse and increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.
It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of the treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake, and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.
Common side effects of Simvotin 20 Tablet include upper respiratory infections, headache, abdominal pain, constipation, and nausea. These are usually mild and temporary. Consult your doctor if they persist. Inform your doctor or if you notice any yellowing of your eyes or get repeated or unexplained muscle pains.
Simvotin 20 Tablet should not be used in individuals with severe liver disease. Also, pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take this medicine as it may harm the baby. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while taking this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels.
USES OF SIMVOTIN TABLET
- High cholesterol
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
BENEFITS OF SIMVOTIN TABLET
In High cholesterol
Simvotin 20 Tablet works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer.
Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.
In Prevention of heart attack and stroke
SIDE EFFECTS OF SIMVOTIN TABLET
Common side effects of Simvotin
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Abdominal pain
HOW TO USE SIMVOTIN TABLET
HOW SIMVOTIN TABLET WORKS
Use of Simvotin 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.