Zocor – drug that reduces the concentration of blood fats, namely triglycerides, lipoproteins of low and very low density. The name of the medication it is possible to understand that its active substance is simvastatin. This component is of natural origin. Zocor Treatment gives the effect of, two weeks later, after the start of medication. The concentration of high density lipoprotein in the blood increases.
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The maximum efficacy of the drug is observed through a month or six weeks course of therapy. However, if patients stop taking Zocor, the ratio and concentration of lipids in the blood gradually is reduced to those values that were recorded before treatment.
Zocor is Used for:
- Cholesterolemia due to hereditary and other factors.
- Coronary heart disease – prevention, reduction of risk of complications, slowing atherosclerotic processes and etc.
Form of release – coated tablet. There are several forms with different dosage of the active substance. Manual of drug Zocor explains that drinking it once a day, in the evening. First prescribed the low dose, her correction is carried out not earlier than in a month of taking the drug. So, once a month, laboratory control of the content and ratio of lipids in the blood. Based on these data the doctor increases the dose of Simvastin or leaves it unchanged. It must be remembered that, in parallel with the therapy with this drug, the patient should follow a special diet with reduced amounts of fat. Patients who have severely affected the health of the kidneys, as well as those who take certain medications (danazol, cyclosporine, and so forth) must use a minimum dose of Zocor.
Zocor is Contraindicated in:
- Acute liver diseases;
- Zocor and other statin Intolerance;
- Pregnancy, lactation, persons under eighteen years of age;
with caution when
- Severe infectious diseases;
- Therapy immunosuppressants and in many other cases.
Women in childbearing age should be warned that conception during treatment Zocor can lead to development of pathological pregnancy. Therefore, if there are indications for this drug, you need to take steps to reliable contraception. To breastfeed your baby using the master, also, is not recommended.
Side effects and overdose Zocor.
Treatment with this drug may interfere with the liver of a man to hit his digestive system. There are cases of undesirable effects on the nervous system of the patient causing disturbance of taste, vision, asthenia and so on. In addition, patients taking Zocor, can be observed violations of the blood system, the condition of the musculoskeletal system, allergic reactions of different severity of kidney damage, and so on.
A few cases of overdose Zocor has not identified any specific symptoms of this condition. But, nevertheless, it is dangerous. Therefore, if there is information on overdose this drug, the patient should wash out the stomach, to take all measures to accelerate the excretion of excess I (up to dialysis).
Reviews about Zocor.
Often reviews about I tell you about the side effects of this medicine.
But, along with negative information, there are a lot of reviews from patients who successfully take Zocor, which helps them to reduce the concentration of lipids in the blood.
However, the messages about the experience of using this medication cause with increased attention to monitor the condition of the person assigned to statins (Ataris, Vasilip and others). We can not forget about regular investigations of the blood, and dose adjustment in the male line.