- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for PLAGRIL-A CAP and its Constituents
- 5 Rare Side-Effects
- 6 Disease Interactions
- 7 Technical Classification
- 8 Available Alternatives for PLAGRIL-A CAP
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OverviewPLAGRIL-A CAP is a Schedule H drug.
PLAGRIL-A CAP is composed of: PITAVASTATIN (1 MG)
Pitavastatin is an HMG CoA reductase inhibitor or "statin." Pitavastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL). Pitavastatin is used to treat high cholesterol in adults. Lowering your cholesterol may help prevent heart disease and hardening of the arteries, conditions that can lead to heart attack, stroke, and vascular disease.
UsagePITAVASTATIN is generally used to treat: High Cholesterol, Heart Attack
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Dangerous – Studies indicate Human-Fetal Risk
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Precautions for PLAGRIL-A CAP and its Constituents
Rare Side-EffectsPITAVASTATIN : Head Headache, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Nausea, Weakness (generalized), Fatigue (tiredness), Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Difficulty Breathing, Dizziness
Disease InteractionsPITAVASTATIN can interfere with: Acute Renal Failure
Technical ClassificationPITAVASTATIN is categorized as: STATINS / ANTIHYPERLIPIDEMIC AGENTS / METABOLIC AGENTS
Available Alternatives for PLAGRIL-A CAP
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|PITAVA 1MG TAB||INR 90 for 10 TABLETS||PITAVASTATIN 1.0 MG|
|PIVASTA 1MG TAB||INR 53.3 for 10 TABLETS||PITAVASTATIN 1.0 MG|
|PLAGRIL-A CAP||INR 44.2 for 10 CAPSULES||PITAVASTATIN 1 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|LIVASTAT 4MG TAB||INR 200 for 10 TABLETS||PITAVASTATIN 4.0 MG|
|PITAVA 2MG TAB||INR 153.97 for 10 TABLETS||PITAVASTATIN 2.0 MG|
|PIVASTA 2MG TAB||INR 113 for 10 TABLETS||PITAVASTATIN 2.0 MG|