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Pivasta2mg

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Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic: Pitavastatin
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descriptionSafety Advices
AlcoholAlcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Pivasta. Please consult your doctor.
PregnancyPregnancy
UNSAFE
Pivasta is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effe... View More
BreastfeedingBreastfeeding
UNSAFE
Pivasta is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
DrivingDriving
SAFE
Pivasta does not usually affect your ability to drive.
KidneyKidney
CAUTION
Pivasta should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pivasta may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
LiverLiver
CAUTION
Pivasta should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pivasta may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Pivasta... View More
descriptionMedical Overview

Introduction

Pivasta belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It is used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart disease. Cholesterol is a fatty ... View More

Uses of Pivasta

  • High cholesterol

Side effects of Pivasta

Common
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain

How to use Pivasta

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pivasta may be taken with ... View More

How Pivasta works

Pivasta is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It... View More

What if you forget to take Pivasta?

If you miss a dose of Pivasta, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More

quick tipsQuick Tips
  • It can be taken with or without food at any time of the day.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and a low-fat diet to lower the levels of fat in the blood.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting the treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver proble... View More
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes before starting treatment with this medicine. If you are diabetic, monitor your... View More
  • Do not take Pivasta if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
descriptionBrief Description

Indication

Hypercholesterolaemia, Hyperlipidaemias, Mixed dyslipidaemia, Cardiovascular disease,

Administration

May be taken with or without food.

Adult Dose

Oral Hypercholesterolemia Adult: 2 mg once daily. May increase to 4 mg qDay if necessary. Hepatic Impairment Contraindicated in active liver dis... View More

Child Dose

Safety and efficacy not established

Renal Dose

Renal impairment: Moderate to severe (CrCl 15-60 mL/min, not on haemodialysis) and ESRD (on haemodialysis): Initial: 1 mg once daily. Max: 2 mg once dai... View More

Contraindication

Patients with a known hypersensitivity to any component of this products. Pitavastatin is contraindicated in patients with active liver disease , which ... View More

Mode of Action

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, inhibits rate-limiting step in cholesterol biosynthesis by competitively inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase

Precaution

Patient w/ predisposing factors for myopathy; alcoholism. Renal impairment. Monitoring Parameters Monitor lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, trig... View More

Side Effect

Liver enzyme abnormalities, myalgia, muscle spasm, back pain, diarrhoea, constipation, pain in extremities, arthralgia, headache, dizziness, influenza, ... View More

Interaction

Increased bioavailability w/ erythromycin and rifampicin. Increased risk of myopathy/rhabdomyolysis w/ gemfibrozil, colchicine, niacin and other fibrate... View More

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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More

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