COUGAR TAB 20MG

by Scotman
Rs.398.00


Rs. 398.00 per
10 s per pack
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Cougar Tablets 20mg is composed of
Rosuvastatin
Belongs to the category
Cholesterol Control

Uses
It is indicated for:
• patients with primary hyperlipidemia and mixed dyslipidemia as an adjunct to diet to reduce elevated total-C, LDL-C, Apo B, non HDL-C, and TG levels and to increase HDL-C
• patients with hypertriglyceridemia as an adjunct to diet
• patients with primary dysbetalipoproteinemia (Type III hyperlipoproteinemia) as an adjunct to diet
• patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) to reduce LDL-C, total-C, and Apo B
• slowing the progression of atherosclerosis as part of a treatment strategy to lower total-C and LDL-C as an adjunct to diet
• pediatric patients 10 to 17 years of age with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) to reduce elevated total-C, LDL-C and ApoB after failing an adequate trial of diet therapy
• risk reduction of MI, stroke, and arterial revascularization procedures in patients without clinically evident CHD, but with multiple risk factors


Side Effects

Rosuvastatin is generally well tolerated. Adverse reactions have usually been mild and transient. The most frequent adverse events thought to be related to rosuvastatin are myalgia, constipation, asthenia, abdominal pain and nausea.


When not to use

Rosuvastatin is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any component of this product. Rosuvastatin is contraindicated in patients with active liver disease or with unexplained persistent elevations of serum transaminases.


Precaution
Skeletal muscle effects (e.g., myopathy and rhabdomyolysis): Risks increase with use of 40 mg dose, advanced age (≥65), hypothyroidism, renal impairment, and combination use with cyclosporine, lopinavir/ritonavir, atazanavir/ritonavir, or certain other lipid-lowering drugs. 

Precaution

Liver enzyme abnormalities and monitoring: Persistent elevations in hepatic transaminases can occur. Monitor liver enzymes before and during treatment.


Precaution

Concomitant Coumarin Anticoagulant : Caution should be exercised when anticoagulants are given in conjunction with COUGAR because of its potentiation of the effect of coumarin-type anticoagulants in prolonging the prothrombin time/INR. 


Precaution
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.

Pregnancy

This Medicine should not be use in Pregnancy.


Drugs to avoid

Should  be taken with caution along  with Ketoconazole, Erythromycin, Itraconazole, Fluconazole, Ciclosporins, Warfarin, Digoxin, Fenofibrate, Antacids & Oral Contraceptives.


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