What is Simvabell?
Simvabell is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Simvabell reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL).
How should Simvabell be taken
The dosing regimen of Simvabell is individual. The initial dose is 5-20 mg. If necessary, the dose is increased every 4 weeks. Simvabell is taken 1 time/day in the evening. The maximum dose is 40 mg/day. For patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs, the recommended starting dose is 5 mg; the maximum dose is 5 mg/day.
What are contraindications while using Simvabell?
An active pathological process in the liver, persistent elevation of transaminases, pregnancy, lactation, hypersensitivity to Simvabell.
What are special instructions while taking Simvabell?
Special instructions while taking Simvabell are as follows:
With careful use Simvabell in patients with liver disease, with chronic alcoholism, with hypotension, reduced or increased tone of skeletal muscle of unknown etiology, epilepsy, severe renal insufficiency. Before and during treatment it is necessary to monitor liver function. Patients receiving anticoagulant coumarin derivatives, before and during treatment with Simvabell should monitor the prothrombin time.
Which are other drugs affects while taken with Simvabell?
There are some drugs like cytotoxic drugs, itraconazole, fibrates, nicotinic acid in high doses, and immunosuppressants may affects when taken while using Simvabell.