CONSIVAS EZ 20 Tablet 10's

High Cholesterol Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is a combination of Ezetimibe and Rosuvastatin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihyperlipidemic agents. It is used to reduce elevated blood lipid levels (hyperlipidemia) in addition to proper diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes.

By reducing lipid levels in the blood, CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET can also be used to prevent the risk of heart attack, stroke, atherosclerosis and other circulatory disorders. Along with the treatment, avoid drinking large amount of alcohol to achieve better results.

Before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have thyroid problems, diabetes, high blood pressure or a family history of muscle disorders.

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver or kidney problems. It is also not suitable for use in patients with severe repetitive unexplained muscle pains or in patients who had recently taken an antibiotic called Fusidic acid to treat bacterial infections.

Do not take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Women of childbearing potential must use a suitable contraceptive method to avoid pregnancy while undergoing therapy with CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET.

The most common side effects of taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET are headache, constipation, bloating, muscle pain and liver problems. Consult your doctor if they bother you.

USES OF CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET

It is used to:

  • Treat high blood cholesterol levels
  • Prevent the risk of heart attack, stroke or atherosclerosis

HOW CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET WORKS

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is a lipid-lowering medicine. It reduces the levels of bad cholesterol (VLDL and LDL) and triglycerides in the body by blocking the actions of certain enzymes that are involved in lipid metabolism (such as HMG-CoA reductase). Additionally, it can also reduce the amount of cholesterol synthesised by the body.

By lowering the blood lipid levels, CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET prevents fat deposition within the blood vessels and reduces the chances of heart attack, stroke, atherosclerosis or other circulatory problems.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET as directed by your physician. It can be taken with or without meals. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET without consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET

COMMON

  • headache, dizziness
  • stomach pain, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, flatulence
  • muscle pain
  • feeling weak
  • protein loss in urine
  • increased blood sugar levels (diabetes)
  • increased liver enzyme levels

UNCOMMON

  • decrease in sex drive
  • hair loss
  • skin redness and itching
  • cough
  • indigestion, heartburn, loss of appetite
  • joint pain, neck pain, back pain
  • high blood pressure
  • tingling sensation
  • dry mouth
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • swelling, especially in the hands and feet

RARE

Stop taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic skin reactions (such as skin rash, itching, skin redness with blisters or peeling of the skin, swelling in the mouth, which may be associated with high fever and joint pains)
  • unexplained muscle pain or weakness, especially if accompanied by fever, weakness or reddish-brown urine
  • lupus-like disease syndrome characterized by rash, muscle pain, joint disorders, pain and swelling
  • severe allergic reactions (such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat which makes it difficult to swallow or breathe, breathing problems or wheezing, severe dizziness or fainting, rash or hives, itching)
  • liver problems symptoms such as feel tired or weak, upper belly pain, yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, loss of appetite, dark urine, nausea, vomiting

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. Consult your doctor if your nausea worsens.

Dizziness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling dizzy. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your dizziness. Consult your doctor if your dizziness worsens.

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fiber rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and cereals. Drink plenty of fluids. Exercise more regularly. Consult your doctor if this side effect bothers you.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women as it may cause serious harm to the growing foetus. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking it. Women of childbearing potential must use a suitable contraception to avoid pregnancy while undergoing therapy with CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET. If you accidentally become pregnant while taking this medicine, stop taking it and consult your doctor immediately.

BREASTFEEDING

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in breast-feeding women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if your ability is affected by CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET as it may reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

KIDNEY

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with moderate to severe kidney problems. It should be used with caution in patients with other mild kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver or gall bladder problems. It should be used with caution in patients with other liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET if you are allergic to Ezetimibe or Rosuvastatin.

LUNGS

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET should be used with caution in patients with respiratory failure. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have repeated or unexplainable muscle cramps or pain
  • have inflammation of the pancreas
  • have problems in thyroid gland (underactive thyroid)
  • have a family history of muscular disorder
  • previously had any muscle problems while taking similar type of lipid-lowering medicines
  • are an alcoholic

Before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • have diabetes (type I or type II)
  • are obese
  • have high blood pressure
  • have blood problems

Use in pediatrics
CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET should be used in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children (aged below 6 years) due to lack of safety data. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Use in Geriatrics
CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET inform to your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines such as:

  • medicines used to treat cancer (Ex. actinomycin, regorafenib)
  • medicines used to suppress immune system after organ transplantation (Ex. cyclosporin)
  • medicines used for blood thinning (Ex. warfarin, acenocoumarol)
  • clopidogrel (a medicine used to treat blood clots)
  • medicines used to treat bacterial infections (Ex. erythromycin, fusidic acid)
  • medicines used to treat HIV and hepatitis C infections (Ex. lamivudine, stavudine, ritonavir, dasabuvir, sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, voxilaprevir, lopinavir, atazanavir)
  • medicines used for contraception (Ex. ethinylestradiol)
  • medicines used to treat diabetes (Ex. rosiglitazone, pioglitazone)
  • other medicines used to treat high lipid levels in blood (Ex. fenofibrate, cholestyramine, colesevelam)
  • medicines used for indigestion such as antacids (Ex. aluminium hydroxide)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ezetimibe, Rosuvastatin
Pharmacological Category :   Sterol absorption inhibitors, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   High Blood cholesterol
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET

What are the uses of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is a lipid lowering medicine. It is used to control elevated blood cholesterol levels in addition to proper diet, exercise and lifestyle changes. By reducing lipid levels in the blood, CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET can also be used to prevent the risk of heart attack, stroke, atherosclerosis and other circulatory disorders.

Can the use of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET cause diabetes?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET may increase blood sugar levels in some patients. This is seen more predominantly among patients who already have diabetes along with obesity and/or hypertension. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are diabetic, obese or have hypertension. Your doctor will closely monitor your blood sugar levels while undergoing therapy with CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET to avoid any unwanted side effects.

What is the best time to take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

Take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET as advised by your physician. It can be taken with or without meals. Your doctor will decide the best time for you to take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET. Try to take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET at the same time each day.

What are the side effects of taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET are pain in joints and muscles, gastrointestinal problems such as constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion or nausea and headache. Contact your doctor if any of side effect worsens. Also, inform your doctor if you experience severe unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness along with fever after taking this medicine.

Can I consume alcohol along with CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients who consume large amounts of alcohol. It is advisable to avoid alcohol consumption while taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET to achieve maximum benefits.

Can the use of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET make me feel more tired?

Yes. The use of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET can make you feel more tired, because it acts by reducing the supply of energy to the muscles present in your body. However, you may also feel tired due to other reasons such as severe liver damage. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness with muscle pain.

Who should not take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver or kidney problems. It is also not suitable for use in patients having muscle problems. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult your doctor before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET. Before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET inform your doctor if you have diabetes. Do not take this medicine if you are undergoing therapy with antibiotics such as fusidic acid.

What are the dietary restrictions that I need to follow while taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

While taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET, follow a low-cholesterol diet as instructed by your doctor and avoid excessive alcohol intake. Avoid eating oil rich or deep-fried foods. Limit your sugar intake by avoid eating biscuits, cakes, soft drinks or pastries. Stick to a simple nutritious diet.

What should I do if I forget to take a dose of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET?

If you forget to take a dose of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose of CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET to compensate the missed dose, as it could lead to toxicity.

Can I stop taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET once my blood cholesterol level is controlled?

Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor, as it could once again increase your blood cholesterol levels. CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET can only control your blood cholesterol levels and cannot cure them completely, therefore, it is important to take this medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

Can I take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET if I am diabetic?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET may increase blood sugar levels in some patients. This is most predominantly seen in patients who already have diabetes along with obesity and/or hypertension. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET if you are diabetic.

Does CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET cause muscle pain?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET may cause a rare but serious side effect of unexplained muscle pain or weakness called rhabdomyolysis. It might be an early sign of a potentially serious muscle degradation. Therefore, consult your doctor if you experience any signs of muscle problems after taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET. Also, talk to your doctor before taking CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET if you already have weak muscles or have a family history of any muscle disorders.

What is CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET and what does it do?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is a lipid-lowering medicine. It reduces the levels of bad cholesterol in the body. Additionally, it can also reduce the amount of cholesterol produced by the body and reduces the chances of heart attack, stroke, atherosclerosis or other circulatory problems.

How long should I take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET to treat high cholesterol?

You should take CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET as long as your doctor advises you to take. Because CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET will only help you in managing your cholesterol levels and cannot completely cure them. If you stop using CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET, your cholesterol levels may raise once again.

Can CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET be taken by pregnant or breast-feeding women?

CONSIVAS EZ 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant or breast-feeding women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it. Women of childbearing age must use a reliable contraceptive method to avoid pregnancy while undergoing therapy with this medicine. However, if you accidentally become pregnant while taking this medicine, stop taking it and consult your doctor immediately.

REFERENCES

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6. Althera Pharmaceuticals LLC. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. [Revised in March 2021]. [Accessed on 23rd December 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2021/213072s000lbl.pdf

7. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization. Rosuvastatin calcium eq. to Rosuvastatin 10mg + Ezetimibe 10mg tablets. February 2007. [Accessed on 23rd December 2022] https://cdsco.gov.in/opencms/resources/UploadCDSCOWeb/2018/UploadApprovalNewDrugs/dciApprovedfdc.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Cholesterol - HDL
  • Cholesterol - LDL
  • Cholesterol – Total

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    EZETIMIBE 10 mg+ROSUVASTATIN 20 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
ALTERNATE BRANDS
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CONSIVAS EZ 20 Tablet 10's

CONSIVAS EZ 20 Tablet 10's Mkt: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.329.70
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