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Zocor Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Zocor is a cholesterol-lowering drug. Zocor reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, and "mini-stroke". Zocor can also reduce these risks in people with diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and a history of stroke.

Zocor Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 20 to 40 milligrams once a day in the evening.

Uses of Zocor

  • It is used to lowering cholesterol level.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Zocor

Before taken Zocor medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Zocor. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache

Warnings and precautions before taking Zocor:

  • Because Zocor may damage the liver, so your doctor may order a blood test to check your liver enzyme levels before you start taking the drug.
  • If your liver enzyme levels rise too high, your doctor may tell you to stop taking Zocor.
  • If you are taking Zocor, then it may cause damage to muscle tissue. So you should tell your doctor of any unexplained muscle tenderness, or pain right away, especially if you also have a fever or feel sick.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Zocor with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Zocor with the following:

  • Amiodarone
  • Cyclosporine
  • Erythromycin
  • Fenofibrate
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Nefazodone
  • Protease inhibitors
  • Verapamil
Overdose

Although no specific information about Zocor overdose is available. But after taken Zocor if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.


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