Simvotin 40 Tablet

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Simvotin 40 Tablet Information

Simvotin 40 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. The alternative uses of Simvotin 40 Tablet have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Simvotin 40 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Simvotin 40 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Simvotin 40 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Simvotin 40 Tablet has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Simvotin 40 Tablet related warnings talks about Simvotin 40 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Simvotin 40 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Alcoholism as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Simvotin 40 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Simvotin 40 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Simvotin 40 Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Simvotin 40 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Simvotin 40 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Simvotin 40 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: High Cholesterol
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at evening
Geriatric
  • Disease: High Cholesterol
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at evening
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at evening
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given to 10 years old patients at evening

Simvotin 40 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Simvotin 40 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Simvotin. If you are pregnant, do not take Simvotin without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Simvotin 40 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Simvotin can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Simvotin 40 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Simvotin may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Simvotin 40 Tablet on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Simvotin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Simvotin 40 Tablet on the Heart?


    Simvotin is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Simvotin 40 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Simvotin 40 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Simvotin 40 Tablet

  • Is this Simvotin 40 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Simvotin 40 Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Simvotin 40 Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Simvotin 40 Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Simvotin 40 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Simvotin 40 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Simvotin 40 Tablet


    Simvotin 40 Tablet may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Simvotin 40 Tablet


    Consuming Simvotin 40 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zocor (simvastatin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 377

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650

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