June 4, 2023

Simvastatin: Side Effects, Dosage & Uses

Hi guys and welcome in this video in this video i’m gonna be so glad to share with you the uses and the side effects and overdosing a lot of information about sim for starting so before starting this video can you please hit the like button below and subscribe in my channel so you can receive a lot of videos about explanation of a lot of medicine so let’s start

About the uses of simvastatin so simvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower bad cholesterol in fats such as ldl or 3g seaweed and rice got cholesterol hdl in the blood it belongs to a group of drugs known as statins it works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver lowering bad cholesterol in 3g lysid and dries in good cholesterol

Decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes in heart attacks in addition to eating a proper diet such as a low cholesterol low fat diet other lifestyle changes that may hold this medication work better include exercising losing weight if overweight and stopping smoking consult your doctor for more details so how to use sim vestatin take this

Medication by month as directed by your doctor usually once daily in the evening if you are using the tablet from of this medication you might take this medication with or without food if you are using the lacked form of this medication take this medication on an empty stomach shake the bottle well for at least 20 seconds before each dose carefully measure the

Dose using a special measuring device spoon do not use a high a household spoon because you might not get the correct dose the dojos is based on your medical condition response to treatment age in other medications you might be taken be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use including prescription drugs non-prescription drugs and

Herbal products usual maximum loss for this medication is 40 milligrams a day if you have been instructed by your doctor to take more than 40 milligrams continue on the same dose however promptly talk with him or hear about the risks of benefit of your higher dose do not increase your dose or take this medication more often than prescribed your condition will

Not improve any faster and the risk of serious side effect might be increased avoid eating grub throat or drinking gap for juice while using this medication unless your doctor instructs you otherwise grab fruit can increase the amount of this medication in your bloodstream consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details take this medication reggie laurie in

Order to get the most benefit from it remember to take it at the same time each day keep taking this medication even if you feel well most people with high cholesterol treasury do not feel sick it is really important to continue to follow your doctor’s advice about diet and exercise it may take up to four weeks before you get the full benefit of this drug so now

Let’s discuss about side effects remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects many people using this medication do not have serious side effects a very small number of people taking simvastatin may have male memory problems or confusion if these are affect

A cure talk to your doctor rarely statins might cause or worsen diabetes talk to your doctor about the benefit in risks this drug might really cause muscle problems which can really lead to very serious condition called rabon demyolasis in autoimmune my females older adults and chinese people may be at high your risk tell your doctor right away if you develop

Any of these symptoms during treatment and if these symptoms last after your doctor stops this drug muscle pain tenderness weakness especially with fever or unusual turretness sign of kidney problems as a change in amount of urine this medication might really cause liver problems if you’ll notice any of the following rare but serious side effect tell your doctor

Right away allowing eye skin dark urine severe stomach abdominal pain present nausea or vomiting a very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare however seek immediate medical attention if you’ll notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including rush itching swelling especially of the face tongue and throat severe dizziness and trouble breathing

This is not a complex list of possible side effects if you’ll notice other effects not listed above contact your doctor or pharmacist so let’s talk now about the overdose in this medicine so if someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing call 9-1-1 otherwise call a poison control center right away u.s residents can call

Their local peasants control center at 1 8 0 2 2 2 and 1 2 2 2 canada residents can call approving initial poison control center notes do not share this medication with others laboratory in order medical tests such as blood cholesterol surgical level should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check of side effects consult your doctor for more

Details so if you miss it at those so if you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember if it is near the time of the next dose skip the messed dose take your next toes at the regular time do not double the dose to catch up so this is all the video guys if you have any question let me know in the comments below don’t forget to subscribe and hit the like button you have a nice day

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Simvastatin: Side Effects, Dosage & Uses By Health First