Zocor 40mg Tablet

Zocor 40mg Tablet

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Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is made from the following ingredient:-

  1. Simvastatin (40Mg) 
 
The outcome resulted from taking Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg are subjected to the intention of using it and the appropriate dosage of the medication consumed. It is advisable to take this medication with meal or immediately after eating. The drug should be strictly taken as per prescribed dosage by the doctor.


You can obtain it from a local pharmacy. There are a few generic variants available as well. The drug is considered as inexpensive by popular opinion. Please check the expiry date and prescription details mentioned on this packaging of 10 Tablets. 

It is manufactured by Merck, Sharp and Dohme
 
How to use Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?
Swallow the Tablet in one go and do not chew it. Consume according to the dose prescribed by your doctor.

  • Patients with kidney problems and liver disease need to consult with a doctor before consuming Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg.
  • The dosage should be taken as advised by the doctor. Keep enough gap between two dosages.
  • The duration of time for this drug to give an effect is based on the intended use and dosage of medicine consumed. If there is no relief from the symptoms, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution.


General advice for Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg:
  • Do not give this medication to someone you feel has a similar symptoms. Similarly, do not consume this medication on the advice from a friend or family. 
  • Please ensure the expiry date on the package or with the pharmacist before purchasing the medication.
  • Make sure to keep Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg in a room temperature environment and avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Discontinue Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg or inform your doctor if any rashes or other side effects occur.
  • You need a doctor’s prescription to obtain this medication. It is advisable to seek professional medical opinion before consuming this medication.
  • This medication has several uses as well as side effects. Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg users are advised to avoid jumping into conclusions without reading the information about the medication thoroughly.

Please consult a doctor especially before taking Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg. If you have any of the following conditions & contraindications:-
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Active liver disease 
  • Pregnancy 
  • Lactation
Please stop using this medication if you are experiencing these symptoms and conditions.

 
Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg Drug Interactions

Drug to drug interaction reaction of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg varies from a person to another person. It is advisable to check with your doctor about all the possible drug interactions before starting the medication.
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Posaconazole
  • Voriconazole 
  • Erythromycin
  • Clarithromycin 
  • Telithromycin
  • Boceprevir
  • Telaprevir
  • Nefazodone
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Cyclosporine
  • Danazol
  • Amiodarone
  • Verapamil
  • Diltiazem
  • Amlodipine
  • Grapefruit juice

This is an incomprehensive list of drug-to-drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg function. Do inform your doctor about all your current medications prior to consuming this drug. 

Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other diseases or if you are taking any other medication
  • Do not discontinue the prescribed course
Alcohol Warning (Not Advisable)
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zocor 40mg Tablet because it may worsen your hepatic condition. Please consult your doctor for more details.

Pregnancy Warning (X)
Both studies in animal and human studies show fetal risk for the mothers who are taking Zocor 40mg Tablet. It is not recommended to be used during pregnancy.

Breastfeeding Warning (Not Safe To Breastfeed)
Zocor 40mg Tablet is contraindicated for breastfeeding mothers. Please consult your doctors to see any other alternative drugs available.

Driving Warning (Safe)
Zocor 40mg Tablet usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Kidney Warning (Use With Care)
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with mild and moderate kidney insufficiency. However, if the creatinine clearance is less than 30 mL/min, dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver Warning (Safe)
Zocor 40mg Tablet is contraindicated for patients with active liver disease. However, if the patients are not in the active phase, Zocor 40mg Tablet can be prescribed but with dosage adjustments. Please consult your doctor for more details.

As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.

There could be certain side-effects associated with the usage of the medication. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Abdominal pain
  2. Constipation 
  3. Flatulence
  4. Weakness 
  5. Headache
  6. Nausea
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Rash
  9. Dyspepsia
  10. Loss of hair 
  11. Dizziness
  12. Muscle Cramps
  13. Pancreatitis
  14. Paresthesia 
  15. Peripheral Neuropathy
  16. Insomnia
  17. Depression 
  18. Vomiting
  19. Anemia
  20. Erectile Dysfunction
  21. Interstitial Lung Disease

While some these symptoms are more common, there are a few rare symptoms that could also occur. If you are feeling any other symptoms (whether it is mentioned in the above list or not), please consult with a doctor immediately. Please, consult with a doctor if you are having rashes or blurry visions. Report if you experience any other symptoms as the above list may not be exhaustive. These symptoms become more prominent as when one is undergoing a long term therapy with this medication. 
Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, GI disturbances, Rash, Jaundice, Visual disturbances, Sexual dysfunction

1. What should I do when I missed a dose of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

If you have missed a dose by chance, try to consume it as soon as possible when you notice. If the time to your next dosage is close, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try to not double the dosage. 


2. I  think I have accidentally overdosed from the prescribed quantity of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg. Do I need to see a doctor?

If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects. 


3. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg. The resulting interaction between this medication with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness and also it might raise the risk of side effects occurrence. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.


4. Will the consumption of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg affect the child that I am bearing?

Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is not to be used during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Pregnant women can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


5. I am currently nursing my baby. Is it safe to use Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg during breastfeeding or lactation?

Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is not to be used during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


6. Am I able to drive when I consume  Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Not recommended. Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg might make you feel dizzy. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.


7. Does Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg have an addictive property?

Please refer to the information on the package carefully.


8. What should I do if I mistakenly took an expired dose of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Consuming an expired dose of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter. 


9. Is it alright to use nutritional supplements such as Zincovit, D-rise 60k along with 
Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Yes, Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg can be taken with supplements. But, it is advisable for you to inform your physician about all the current medications as well supplements that you are currently taking before using this medicine.


10. Can you explain on the safety of the usage of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the physician.


11. Do I have to gradually reduce the dosage of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg or can it be stopped abruptly? 
There are some drugs that cannot be stopped immediately as it can have some withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your doctor regarding the usage of the medication as well as withdrawal symptoms, if any.


12. In a day, how many times should I take Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

The dosage and frequency of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is based on your condition. Use the drug as instructed by your doctor. You can also follow the instruction that has been printed on the product insert.




1. What should I do when I missed a dose of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

If you have missed a dose by chance, try to consume it as soon as possible when you notice. If the time to your next dosage is close, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try to not double the dosage. 


2. I  think I have accidentally overdosed from the prescribed quantity of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg. Do I need to see a doctor?

If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects. 


3. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg. The resulting interaction between this medication with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness and also it might raise the risk of side effects occurrence. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.


4. Will the consumption of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg affect the child that I am bearing?

Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is not to be used during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Pregnant women can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


5. I am currently nursing my baby. Is it safe to use Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg during breastfeeding or lactation?

Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is not to be used during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


6. Am I able to drive when I consume  Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Not recommended. Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg might make you feel dizzy. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.


7. Does Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg have an addictive property?

Please refer to the information on the package carefully.


8. What should I do if I mistakenly took an expired dose of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Consuming an expired dose of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter. 


9. Is it alright to use nutritional supplements such as Zincovit, D-rise 60k along with 
Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Yes, Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg can be taken with supplements. But, it is advisable for you to inform your physician about all the current medications as well supplements that you are currently taking before using this medicine.


10. Can you explain on the safety of the usage of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the physician.


11. Do I have to gradually reduce the dosage of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg or can it be stopped abruptly? 
There are some drugs that cannot be stopped immediately as it can have some withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your doctor regarding the usage of the medication as well as withdrawal symptoms, if any.


12. In a day, how many times should I take Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg?

The dosage and frequency of Zocor FC Tablet 40 mg is based on your condition. Use the drug as instructed by your doctor. You can also follow the instruction that has been printed on the product insert.




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Zocor 40mg Tablet is a dyslipidaemic agent. It inhibits an enzyme that catalyses the cholesterol biosynthesis

Information last updated on: : Tue Sep 08 2020 14:28:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) 4.9

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