This medication is a lipid-lowering agent, prescribed for hypercholesterolemia. It prevents the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine.
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver problem and hypersensitivity.
PO- The recommended dose is 10 mg once daily.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, thyroid, kidney problems, muscle pain, tenderness, weakness, any allergy, who are taking other medications, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Follow the diet and exercise program as directed by your healthcare provider.
• Most Common : Muscle/joint pain, upper respiratory tract infection and diarrhea.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store at room temperature, and in an airtight container.
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