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Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Alsimvas 10mg Tablets Description

Alsimvas 10mg Tab is a cholesterol-lowering medicine. It is used for the treatment of high cholesterol and to reduce the risk of a heart-related condition in patients. It contains simvastatin from a

class of medicines called statins. The medicine interferes with the formation of cholesterol or fat in the body. The dose and duration of the medicine are decided by the doctor after accessing the complete medical history. Patients with high cholesterol often end up developing other health-related complications, to avoid that, one must take the medicine on time and follow the lifestyle and dietary modifications as suggested by the doctor.

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ContainsSimvastatin
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, weakness, muscle pain
TherapyHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

  • For treatment of high blood cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia) along with diet and exercise.
  • To reduce the risk of heart diseases in patients who are more likely to get such conditions.

Contraindications of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to simvastatin or other components of the medicine.
  • If you have liver-related problems.
  • If you are pregnant, may be pregnant and nursing women.
  • If you are taking antifungal medicines, anti-HIV medicines, antibiotics, danazol, cholesterol-lowering medicine like gemfibrozil and immunomodulators like ciclosporin, etc. If you are not sure ask the...
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Side effects of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Tenderness
  • Muscle pain

Precautions and Warnings of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alsimvas 10mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Alsimvas 10mg Tab should not be used during pregnancy. If pregnancy detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alsimvas 10mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Women taking this medicine should not breastfeed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alsimvas 10mg Tab ?
A:
This medicine has no or little influence on the ability to drive and use machines. If you experience dizziness after taking the medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alsimvas 10mg Tab ?
A:
The medicine must be used cautiously in patients who consume a large amount of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes, liver or lung-related problem, obesity or high blood pressure.
  • You drink large amounts of alcohol.
  • You have ever had muscle problems during treatment with cholesterol-lowering medicines called “statins” or fibrates.
  • The chances of getting a muscle-related problem are more common in the elderly (over 65 years of age), females, in patients with hypothyroidism, if you consume a large amount of alcohol, have a family...
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  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness.

Mode of Action of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

The medicine inhibits an enzyme, HMG-CoA reductase which is crucial for the synthesis of cholesterol.

Directions for Use of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

  • Take the medicine as advised by the doctor. Take regularly at the same time.

Interactions of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Alsimvas 10mg Tab works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Concomitant use of medicines used for heart related problem like amiodarone, amlodipine, verapamil, diltiazem, etc with Alsimvas 10mg Tab may lead to adverse effects. It is recommended to monitor the ...
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  • Inform the physician about any other medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid the consumption of grapefruit while on treatment with the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

Store at a dry place, protect from direct sunlight. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Alsimvas 10mg Tablets

Overdose

  • An overdose must be immediately reported to the treating doctor or nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along for easy assessment of the severity of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

You must never miss a dose of the medicine and if missed take the dose as soon as possible. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Alsimvas 10mg Tab be crushed?

A: Swallow this medicines as a whole. Do not crush or break into halves while taking the medicine.

Q: What for Alsimvas 10mg Tab used?

A: The medicine helps in decreasing high blood cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) and decrease the risk of heart diseases in patients who are more likely to get such a condition.

Q: Can I consume alcohol while taking the medicine?

A: You must limit the alcohol intake while taking the medicine. Talk to the doctor if you have a regular habit of drinking as consuming alcohol.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/12/2022
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:00 PM (IST)

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