AZTATIN 10-Oct 10/20;MG

The Brand Name AZTATIN Has Generic Salt :: Lovastatin 

AZTATIN  Is From Company Sun Priced :: Rs. 31.00/55.50

AZTATIN have Lovastatin is comes under Sub class Anti Hyperlipidemics of  Main Class Cardiovascular System

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Hyperlipidemics 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Lovastatin  TAB  Rs. 31.00/55.50  10-Oct
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10-Oct
 AZTATIN  Sun  10/20;MG  10-Oct Rs. 31.00/55.50

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Sun :: AZTATIN  Lovastatin  Cardiovascular System Anti Hyperlipidemics

Indications for Drugs ::

Coronary Artery Disease, Hyperlipidaemias

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Hyperlipidaemias; Primary prevention of coronary artery disease Initial: 10-20 mg/day at bedtime, may increase 4-wkly if needed. Max: 80 mg/day (immediate-release); 60 mg/day (extended-release).

Contraindication ::

Active liver disease; unexplained persistently elevated serum transaminases. Pregnancy and lactation.

Drug Precautions ::

Renal impairment; inadequately controlled hypothyroidism; history of liver disease; alcoholism; patients at risk of rhabdomyolysis. Elderly. Monitor LFTs.

Drug Side Effects ::

Increased creatine phosphokinase; flatulence, nausea, dyspepsia, constipation or diarrhoea, abdominal pain; muscle cramps, myalgia, weakness; blurred vision; headache, dizziness; rash. Potentially Fatal: Rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

5

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Lovastatin reduces cholesterol by competitively inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, the rate-limiting step cholesterol biosynthesis.

Drug Interactions ::

Increased risk of myopathy/rhabdomyolysis w/ amiodarone, colchicine, ranolazine, danazol, diltiazem and verapamil. May increase anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis w/ concomitant CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. nefazodone, erythromycin, boceprevir, clarithromycin, telithromycin, HIV protease inhibitors, itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, telaprevir), gemfibrozil, ciclosporin.

 

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