Most of the patient used it for lowering the cholesterol in the body along with the suitable diet plan. On the other hand it can be used for the treatment of angina in which patient suffer from chest pain and remain on the risk of the hart problem. Blockage of the vessel for the blood circulation can be cured with the help of this medicine. More over it is very useful for many other diseases with the doctor recommendation which are not given in the list. This medicine contains HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor which is also known as “statin”. Certain type of the cholesterol and fatty substance can be controlled by Mevocor. If patient feel any allergic problem with its ingredients then he or she should not use this medicine. In addition it is not recommended in liver problem, pregnancy period, breast feeding and along with the other medicine like (boceprevir, clarithromycin, cobicistat, cyclosporine, erythromycin, gemfibrozil, itraconazole, ketoconazole, nefazodone, posaconazole, telaprevir, telithromycin, or voriconazole) which can interact with Mevacor. Some of the medical conditions may interact with this medicine. So patient should avoid this drug if she is pregnant or planning for it. Similarly it is not favorable with alcohol, prescribed or non prescribed medicine, allergic foods and in diabetes problem. In case of surgery, patient should discuss with the doctor about the use of the medicine and it is not recommended if patient recently had major surgery or injury. Patient can take this medicine with mouth and should not grape or gapes juice with it. Otherwise more amount of the Mervacor is produced inside the body and increase the risk of side effects. It is better to discuss with doctor if you have any query regarding use of grape juice along with medicine. Use the medicine on regular basis and continue it even you feel better. Stop the medicine in the gradual way with the advice of the doctor. Store the medicine in 25 degree Celsius at dry place away from the approach of the children. Keep the environment free from moisture and light. Do not use less or more quantity of the medicine e as it may harm the health of the patient and can produce complications in the diseases. In case of any emergency patient should contact to the doctor on urgent basis or can contact with poison helpline. This medicine is specific only for that patient who is being recommended. Do not share its prescription with any other patient. If patient does not seen any improvement or found any worsen condition then he or she must contact to the doctor. Always get the clean and tightly packed medicine from your pharmacist and ask about the disposal of unused medicine in future. Some medicines do not work in constructive way when they are used with some certain medicines. Considering this fact, user must inform his doctor about the medicines he/she is already using. It might be possible that these already used medicines may no longer remain effective with Mevacor.
10mg x 90 Tabs
Pravachol is used for reducing high lipid levels and high cholesterol, with diet and exercise. It may also be used to treat other conditions.
20mg x 90 Tabs
Zocor is used to lower blood cholesterol levels and thereby reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. Zocor may also be used to lower triglycerides.