Starstat 10 Mg Tablet

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip
₹ 26.5
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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Simvastatin (10 mg)

Starstat 10 Mg Tablet Information

Starstat 10 Mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. The alternative uses of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Starstat 10 Mg Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Starstat 10 Mg Tablet related warnings talks about Starstat 10 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Starstat 10 Mg Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Alcoholism as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Starstat 10 Mg Tablet contraindications section.

Additionally, Starstat 10 Mg Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Starstat 10 Mg Tablet is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Starstat 10 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Starstat 10 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Starstat 10 Mg 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

Starstat 10 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Starstat shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Starstat may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Starstat, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Starstat.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Starstat. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


    Starstat can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Starstat is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Starstat 10 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Starstat 10 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Starstat 10 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Starstat 10 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Starstat 10 Mg Tablet.

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


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Starstat 10 Mg Tablet since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Starstat 10 Mg Tablet only on doctor's advice.

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


    No, the use of Starstat 10 Mg Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Starstat 10 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Starstat 10 Mg Tablet


    Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Starstat 10 Mg Tablet to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Starstat 10 Mg Tablet


    Taking Starstat 10 Mg Tablet with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    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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