Zocor (simvastatin) coated tablets 20 mg. №28

$28.50

Treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia as a supplement to the diet when the response to the diet and other non-drug treatments (such as exercise, weight loss) is inadequate. Reduction of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in patients with overt atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease or diabetes mellitus with normal or elevated cholesterol levels, as adjunctive therapy for correction of other risk factors and to other cardioprotective pharmacotherapy.Release form, composition
The drug is produced in the form of tablets, dosage 20 mg. In 1 plate of 14 pcs. In a package of 2 plates.
Ingredients: 1 tablet of the drug contains: simvastatin 20 mg. Additional ingredients: ascorbic acid, lactose, starch, etc.
Indications for use
The tool is intended for use in the presence of the following factors:
atherosclerosis;
coronary heart disease (for prevention and concomitant treatment);
diabetes mellitus (prevention of vascular complications);
damage to the vessels of the brain of various degrees (CVD);
peripheral blood flow disorders;
hypercholesterolemia (including homozygous familial type);
dyslipidemia;
risk of cardiovascular disease.
Contraindications
There are a number of contraindications to the use of the drug, among them:
hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
individual intolerance of components;
lactase deficiency;
acute form of liver pathology;
increased levels of liver enzymes in the blood;
pregnancy;
breastfeeding period;
children up to 10 years.
With caution, prescribe the drug for renal failure, long-term diabetes, alcoholism and decreased liver function.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
The drug is contraindicated in pregnancy due to the potential danger to fetal development. Also, you should not take the drug during breastfeeding. If you need to be treated with this drug, you should temporarily stop breastfeeding.
Method of application
Zocor tablets are taken orally with plenty of fluids. Food intake does not affect absorption. Usually the daily dose of the drug is taken once, preferably in the evening. The average dosage varies from 5 mg to 80 mg per day. The dosage is determined by the attending physician, depending on lipid levels. Subsequently, the dosage should be adjusted, depending on the data of the analysis, at least once a month. The maximum allowable dosage is 80 mg per day.
In the prevention and treatment of ischemia, 40 mg per day is generally sufficient.
With hypercholesterolemia, at the beginning of therapy – 20 mg per day. To significantly reduce the amount of lipids, 40 mg per day is prescribed.
At homozygous hypercholesterolemia of family type, in complex treatment, appoint on 80 mg a day. At the same time application in this case, can be divided into 3 receptions. For adolescents, the average dosage is 10 mg per day. The maximum dose for adolescents is 40 mg. The drug should be prescribed for hypercholesterolemia only on condition of ineffective dietary therapy.
Overdose
Significant excess of permissible doses of the drug was usually not accompanied by severe consequences for the body. In such cases, standard measures for the treatment of intoxication are recommended.
Adverse reactions
When taking the drug, the development of the following adverse reactions is noted:
gastrointestinal disorder;
headache;
weakness;
pancreatitis;
nausea;
vomiting;
convulsions;
dizziness;
development of neuropathy;
skin rashes;
anemia (rare);
muscle pain (rare);
alopecia.
With hypersensitivity reactions occur in the form of edema, lupus syndrome, vasculitis, dermatitis, thrombocytopenia, arthritis.
Storage conditions
The drug should be stored away from children and sunlight, at a temperature of 25 degrees.

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Release form, composition
The drug is produced in the form of tablets, dosage 20 mg. In 1 plate of 14 pcs. In a package of 2 plates.
Ingredients: 1 tablet of the drug contains: simvastatin 20 mg. Additional ingredients: ascorbic acid, lactose, starch, etc.
Indications for use

The tool is intended for use in the presence of the following factors:

  • atherosclerosis;
  • coronary heart disease (for prevention and concomitant treatment);
  • diabetes mellitus (prevention of vascular complications);
  • damage to the vessels of the brain of various degrees (CVD);
  • peripheral blood flow disorders;
  • hypercholesterolemia (including homozygous familial type);
    dyslipidemia;
  • risk of cardiovascular disease.
    Contraindications
    There are a number of contraindications to the use of the drug, among them:
  • hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
  • individual intolerance of components;
  • lactase deficiency;
  • acute form of liver pathology;
  • increased levels of liver enzymes in the blood;
  • pregnancy;
  • breastfeeding period;
  • children up to 10 years.
    With caution, prescribe the drug for renal failure, long-term diabetes, alcoholism and decreased liver function.
    Pregnancy and breastfeeding
    The drug is contraindicated in pregnancy due to the potential danger to fetal development. Also, you should not take the drug during breastfeeding. If you need to be treated with this drug, you should temporarily stop breastfeeding.
    Method of application
    Zocor tablets are taken orally with plenty of fluids. Food intake does not affect absorption. Usually the daily dose of the drug is taken once, preferably in the evening. The average dosage varies from 5 mg to 80 mg per day. The dosage is determined by the attending physician, depending on lipid levels. Subsequently, the dosage should be adjusted, depending on the data of the analysis, at least once a month. The maximum allowable dosage is 80 mg per day.
    In the prevention and treatment of ischemia, 40 mg per day is generally sufficient.
    With hypercholesterolemia, at the beginning of therapy – 20 mg per day. To significantly reduce the amount of lipids, 40 mg per day is prescribed.
    At homozygous hypercholesterolemia of family type, in complex treatment, appoint on 80 mg a day. At the same time application in this case, can be divided into 3 receptions. For adolescents, the average dosage is 10 mg per day. The maximum dose for adolescents is 40 mg. The drug should be prescribed for hypercholesterolemia only on condition of ineffective dietary therapy.
    OverdoseSignificant excess of permissible doses of the drug was usually not accompanied by severe consequences for the body. In such cases, standard measures for the treatment of intoxication are recommended.
    Adverse reactions
    When taking the drug, the development of the following adverse reactions is noted:
  • gastrointestinal disorder;
  • headache;
  • weakness;
  • pancreatitis;
  • nausea;
  • vomiting;
  • convulsions;
  • dizziness;
  • development of neuropathy;
  • skin rashes;
  • anemia (rare);
  • muscle pain (rare);
  • alopecia.
    With hypersensitivity reactions occur in the form of edema, lupus syndrome, vasculitis, dermatitis, thrombocytopenia, arthritis.
    Storage conditions
    The drug should be stored away from children and sunlight, at a temperature of 25 degrees.