Starstat 5 mg tablet : Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Lupin

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Trade name: Starstat

Strength: 5 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Simvastatin

Category: HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or statins

Pregnancy category: Simvastatin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: D And US FDA pregnancy category X.

Uses: Starstat 5 mg tablet is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides in the blood and increasing levels of good cholesterol (HDL).

How to use: Take Starstat 5 mg tablet orally with or without food. It is usually given once daily at bed time. You need do blood test to check cholesterol levels. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Side Effects: constipation, stomach pain, nausea, headache, cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, memory loss or forgetfulness, confusion

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Dosage: Usual adult dosage: 5 to 40 mg orally once a day.

Written by: : team

Date last updated: March 26th, 2016