Aragil. 20 mg. 30 tablets
Aragil. 20 mg. 30 tablets
Aragil WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Aragil is a medicine for reducing the level of blood lipids. Aragil be used in addition to a change in diet to reduce the levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides, when the diet is low in fat and other treatments such as physical activity and changes in lifestyle have proved insufficient. Aragil be used as an adjunct to other drugs for lowering blood lipids.
Aragil can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, such as angina or heart attack, for example. Aragil reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood.
Cholesterol is a substance that naturally occurs in the body necessary for normal growth. However, if there is too much cholesterol in your blood, it can build up in the walls of blood vessels, which may eventually clog. This is one of the most common causes of heart disease. It is accepted that raised cholesterol levels increase the risk of heart disease. Other factors that will increase the risk of heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, lack of exercise, smoking, or family history of heart disease.
BEFORE TAKE Aragil
Do not take Aragil
- If you are allergic to the active substance or to any of the ingredients of Aragil.
- If allergy occurs in connection with use of other lipid-lowering drug.
- If you suffer from liver disease.
- If you suffer from muscle disorder.
- During pregnancy or breastfeeding.
- If you are a woman of childbearing age not using adequate contraception.
- If you have adequate unexplained abnormal results of blood tests for liver function tests.
Take special care with Aragil
- If you have a history of kidney disease or consume substantial quantities of alcohol.
- If you have impaired kidney function.
- If you have a slow metabolism due to deficiency in thyroid activity
- If you are over the age of 70
- If you have a history of genetic myopathy
- If you have a history of myopathy caused by the use of drugs for lowering blood lipids
- If you have severe pulmonary insufficiency
In case of unexplained muscle pain, cramps, inflammation or fatigue, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever, contact your doctor immediately as you may need discontinuation of Aragil or reduce the dosage.
Your doctor probably will want to do the research on cholesterol, blood counts and liver function before and during treatment.
Taking other medicines
Be careful when taking Aragil concurrently with the following drugs as it increases the risk of myopathy, which in rare cases can become serious and cause renal impairment:
- Some antibiotics
- Some antifungals
- Niacin and ezetimibe
- Gemfibrozil and other fibrates
- Certain calcium channel blockers, used for the angina, or hypertension, for example, verapamil, diltiazem, amlodipine.
- IV-protease inhibitors.
Tell your doctor if you are taking warfarin, digoxin, oral contraceptives, colestipol, antacids, because the effectiveness of these medicines may be increased or they can reduce the effect of Aragil.
- St. John's Wort
Do not take Aragil during lactation.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines
Aragil not affect the ability to drive and use machines.
HOW TO TAKE Aragil
Aragil taken once a day. The medication can be taken at any time of day, with or without food. Remember to follow a special diet and lifestyle during treatment with Aragil.
The initial dose is based on the level of cholesterol and treatment objective. The usual starting dose is 10 mg per day. This dose may be changed after 4 weeks or more, at the discretion of the physician.
The maximum dose is 80 mg once a day.
The daily dose can be administered once.
Patients with impaired renal function:
Koretsiya dose is not necessary. Follow your doctor's instructions.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
- Swelling of the face, tongue and trachea which may cause difficulty in breathing
- Sudden allergic reaction with shortness of breath, rash, wheezing and a sharp drop in blood pressure
- Severe state of rash in the form of blisters on the skin
- Yellowing of the skin, dark urine, and fatigue, which may be symptoms of liver damage
- Muscle weakness, fatigue or pain, which may progress to serious life-threatening condition. This can happen for no apparent reason
The following adverse effects:
- Common - constipation, dyspepsia, nausea, diarrhea, insomnia, headache, dizziness, sensations in the skin / burning, itching, tingling / joint pain, fatigue, chest pain, back pain and peripheral edema.
Uncommon - loss of appetite, vomiting, decreased ability for clotting, hair loss, baldness, high or low blood sugar, inflammation of the pancreas, nervous system disorder, skin rash with itching, memory loss, tinnitus
Rare - inflammation of the liver, cholestatic jaundice, inflammation of muscles, muscle cramps or weakness due to general discomfort and fever.
Very rare - a severe allergic reaction, transient swelling that can affect the face, neck, hands and feet, blistering rash, taste disturbance, visual impairment, hearing loss, liver damage, tendons, breast enlargement in men
- Sleep disorder
- Memory impairment
- Difficulty breathing, including persistent cough and / or shortness of breath or fever.