November 29, 2022

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Receive a statin description receive a statin sold under the trade name crest or among others is a statin medication used to prevent cardiovascular disease in those at high risk and treat abnormal lipids it is recommended to be used together with dietary changes exercise and weight loss it is taken by mouth trade names crest or rosa left zuba more crest or rosa

Lip zuba more others people also search for atorvastatin amlodipine clopidogrel receive a statin calcium common brand s crest or healer sprinkle receive a statin uses receive a statin as used along with a proper diet to help lower bad cholesterol and fats such as ldl triglycerides and raise good 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 and triglycerides and raising good cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps to prevent strokes and heart attacks in addition to eating a proper diet such as a low cholesterol low fat diet other lifestyle changes that may help this medication work

Better include exercising losing weight if overweight and stopping smoking talk with your doctor for more details how to use receive a statin calcium before you start taking receive a statin and each time you get a refill if you have any questions ask your doctor or pharmacist take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor usually

Once daily if you are taking the capsule form of this medication swallow the capsules whole do not crush or chew the capsules if you have trouble swallowing the capsules read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for use leaflet you may carefully open the capsule and sprinkle the contents on one teaspoonful of applesauce swallow all of the mixture right away

Without chewing do not prepare a supply in advance the dosage is based on your medical condition response to treatment age race and other medications you may be taking be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use including prescription drugs non prescription drugs and herbal products if you are of asian descent your doctor may direct

You to start with a lower dose because you may be more sensitive to its effects antacids containing aluminum or magnesium can reduce the absorption of this drug therefore if taking this type of antacid take it at least 2 hours after this medication take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it remember to take it at the same time each

Day it is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well most people with high cholesterol or triglycerides do not feel sick it is very 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 side effects remember that your doctor has prescribed this

Medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you as 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 receive a statin may have mild memory problems or confusion if these rare effects occur talk to your doctor rarely statins may cause or worsen diabetes talk

To your doctor about the benefits and risks tell your doctor right away if this unlikely but serious side effect occurs foamy urine this drug may rarely cause muscle problems which can rarely lead to very serious conditions called rhabdomyolysis and autoimmune myopathy tell your doctor right away if you develop any of these symptoms during treatment and if these

Symptoms persist after your doctor stops this drug muscle pain tenderness weakness especially with fever or unusual tiredness signs of kidney problems such as change in the amount of urine this medication may rarely cause liver problems if you notice any of the following rare but serious side effects tell your doctor right away yellowing eyes skin dark urine severe

Stomach abdominal pain persistent nausea vomiting a very serious allergic reaction to this drug as rare however get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including rash itching swelling especially of the face tongue throat dizziness trouble breathing this is not a complete list of possible side effects if you notice other

Effects not listed above contact your doctor or pharmacist dot precautions before taking receive a statin tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies this product may contain an active ingredients which can cause allergic reactions or other problems talk to your pharmacist for more details before using this medication

Tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history especially of liver disease kidney disease alcohol use before having surgery tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use including prescription drugs non prescription drugs and herbal products limit alcoholic beverages daily use of alcohol may increase your risk for liver problems especially when

Combined with receive a statin ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this notes do not share this medication with others lab and/or medical tests such as blood cholesterol triglyceride levels should be done while you are taking this medication keep all medical and lab appointments missed dose

If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember if it is near the time of the next dose within 12 hours skip the missed dose take your next dose at the regular time thanks for watching my video please subscribe my channel chem world

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What are the Side Effects of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications? By ChemWorld