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Product details:

Brand Name: VIDA UP®

Format: film coated tablet 

What is the medicine used for:

Hyperlipidemia: To decrease total cholesterol, LDL-C, apolipoprotein B and triglyceride concentrations in the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia (heterozygous familial and nonfamilial), homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia.

Coronary heart disease: In patients with coronary heart disease and hypercholesterolemia, VIDA-UP® is indicated to:

  • Decrease the risk of myocardial infarction.
  • Decrease the risk of undergoing myocardial revascularization procedures (coronary artery bypass grafting and coronary angioplasty).
  • Decrease the risk of death caused by cardiovascular diseases.
  • Slow the progression of coronary atherosclerosis.
  • Decrease the acute coronary artery events (ischemia and/or heart attack).

What is in the medicine: 

Each film coated tablet contains: 

Simvastatin………………………………………………….10 mg, 20 mg

How much and how often should you use this medicine: 

Adults: The usual dosage range is 5 to 40 mg/day. In patients with CHD or at high risk of CHD, VIDA-UP® can be started simultaneously with diet. The recommended usual starting dose is 10 or 20 mg once a day in the evening. For patients at high risk for a CHD event due to existing CHD, diabetes, peripheral vessel disease, history of stroke or other cerebrovascular disease, the recommended starting dose is 40 mg/day. Adolescents (10-17 years of age): The recommended usual starting dose is 10 mg once a day in the evening. The recommended dosing range is 10 to 40 mg/day; the maximum recommended dose is 40 mg/day.

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