Forcad 40Mg Tablet
Indications / Uses :
Reduces LDL-cholesterol, apolipoprotein B and triglycerides, and increases HDL-cholesterol in the treatment of hyperlipidemias including hypercholesterolemias, combined (mixed hyperlipidemia (type IIa or IIb hyperlipoproteinemias), hypertriglyceridemia (type IV) and primary dysbetalipoproteinemia (type III); adjunct therapy in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia who have some LDL-receptor function; cardiovascular risk reduction in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease or diabetes mellitus.
May be taken with or without food: Avoid excessive consumption (>1 L/day) of grapefruit juice.
Patients with acute liver disease or unexplained persistent raised serum aminotransferase concentrations.
Special Precautions :
Forcad should be discontinued if marked increases in serum aminotransferase or creatine phosphokinase concentrations occur.