Uses of Zocor

ZOCOR is a prescription drug that is indicated as an addition to diet for many patients with high cholesterol when diet and exercise are inadequate. For patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and high cholesterol, ZOCOR is indicated as an addition to diet to reduce the risk of death by reducing coronary death; to reduce the risk of heart attack; to reduce the risk for undergoing cardiac procedures (coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty); and to reduce the risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Dispensing mode zocor

Usually initial dose makes 10 mg of 1 times/sut in the evening.
At easy or moderated гиперхолестеринемии the initial dose makes 5 mg/days
In need of application of higher doses dose increase should be made, observing 4-week intervals. The maximum daily dose - 80 mg.
If level LPNP falls below 75 mg/dl (1.94 mmol/l) or level of the general cholesterol of plasma falls below 140 mg/dl (3.6 mmol/l), it is necessary to reduce dose


At IBS zocor appoint in an initial dose of 1 times/sut of 20 mg in the evening. Correction of a mode of dispensing, in case of need, should be carried out the same as and Hypercholesterolaemia. At the patients receiving Cyclosporin,FIBRATE,nicotinic acid together with zocor, the maximum recommended dose makes 10 mg/days
As zocor it is deduced by kidneys in a small amount, there is no necessity for change of a dose at patients with moderately expressed infringements of function of kidneys. At patients with the expressed infringements of function of kidneys (a road clearance Creatinine less than 30 ml/mines) should be estimated carefully expediency of appointment of a preparation in a dose exceeding 10 mg/days If such dose is considered necessary, it is necessary to appoint it with care.
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