10 mg / 20 mg / 40 mg
> THERAPEUTIC INDICATION
VASTATOR belongs to a group of medicines called statins, which are involved in the regulation of lipids (fats).
VASTATOR is used to lower blood levels of the lipids called cholesterol and triglycerides when a low-fat diet combined with lifestyle changes are not enough. If you have risk factors for heart disease, VASTATOR may also be used to reduce your risk even if your cholesterol level is normal. You should continue to eat a standard low-cholesterol diet for the duration of treatment.
> DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Before you start treatment, your doctor will prescribe a low-cholesterol diet for you to follow for the duration of your treatment with VASTATOR.
The usual starting dose of VASTATOR is 10 mg once daily in adults and children aged 10 years or older. The dosage may be increased if necessary by your doctor to the dosage you need. The dosage will be adjusted by your doctor at intervals of at least 4 weeks. The maximum dose of VASTATOR is 80 mg once daily.
VASTATOR tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water and can be taken at any time of the day, with or without food. However, try to take your tablet at the same time every day.
Always take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The duration of treatment with VASTATOR film-coated tablet is determined by your doctor. If you think the effect of VASTATOR is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor.
Prescription medicine. Ask your doctor for advice.