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Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

Manufacturer

Abbott India Ltd

Pack Of

15 CAPSULES

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Product Details

About Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's is a combination drug composed of a blood-thinning agent and cholesterol-lowering agent primarily used to prevent heart attack and stroke in the future. It lowers the raised level of cholesterol and fats (triglycerides) in our body. A heart attack occurs when your coronary arteries (blood vessel supplying blood and oxygen to the heart) becomes blocked due to build-up of fats (plaque) including cholesterol. These plaques narrow the arteries, leading to atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease, mainly for most heart attacks.

Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's is composed of two medicines, namely: Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication which blocks the enzyme required to make cholesterol in the body. As a result, it lowers the bad cholesterol (low-density lipoproteins or LDL), triglycerides (TG) and increases the levels of good cholesterol (high-density lipoproteins or HDL). Clopidogrel is a blood thinner (anticoagulant) that collectively prevents a clot in the blood vessels. Together Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's reduces the increased levels of bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein and triglycerides) and prevents blood clot, thereby reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart-related chest pain (angina).

You can take Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's with food or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. You may experience headaches, ankle swelling (oedema), slow heart rate, and nausea in some cases. Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's is known to cause dizziness, so driving should be avoided. Most of these side effects of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Try not to stop taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's of your own. Suddenly stopping Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's may worsen your condition and increase your risk of a future heart attack. Let your doctor know if are sensitive to atorvastatin, clopidogrel or have any active liver disease (liver enzymes abnormalities), active bleeding issues (like peptic ulcer, brain haemorrhage), or muscle problem (myopathy, rhabdomyolysis). The patient should inform the doctor that they are taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's before any surgery is scheduled or any new medicine is taken. Atorvastatin present in Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's is a pregnancy category X drug, so it should not be given to pregnant women. It may cause harm to the foetus if administered to pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Uses of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

Hyperlipidemia (Increased cholesterol), Prevention of heart attack, Prevention of stroke

Directions for Use

Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's with a full glass of water. Do not crush or chew before swallowing.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

Like other medicines, Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's to have some side effects. However, these side effects are temporary and resolve after some times. The most common side effects of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's are bleeding (stomach bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, nose bleeding), rash, diarrhoea, stomach ulcer, muscle disease (like myopathy, rhabdomyolysis), and abdominal pain. In rare cases, it can cause bruising (an injury transmitted through unbroken skin to underlying tissue causing rupture of small blood vessels and escape of blood into the tissue with resulting discolouration). It is not necessary for everyone to experience the above side effects. In case of any discomfort, speak with your doctor. If you have any signs of blood clot problems like angina (chest pain), difficulty in breathing, sudden loss of vision, or pain/redness/swelling in an extremity, immediately consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Let your doctor know if are sensitive to Atorvastatin or clopidogrel, have any active liver disease, active bleeding issues (like peptic ulcer, brain haemorrhage), pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. The patient should inform the doctor that they are taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's before any surgery is scheduled or any new medicine is taken. Atorvastatin present in Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's is a pregnancy category X drug, so it is contraindicated in pregnant women. As it may cause harm to the foetus if administered to pregnant women. The risk of muscle disease might increase if Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's is taken with an antibiotic (clarithromycin), anti-HIV drugs (ritonavir, lopinavir, darunavir, atazanavir, indinavir) and antifungal (itraconazole). Coadministration with anticoagulant like warfarin may cause gastric bleeding and other bleeding problems. So, if you are using any blood-thinning agents let your doctor know about this. Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's contains Atorvastatin which can cause muscle problems like myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. Patients with active liver disease should use Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's with caution. Safety and effectiveness of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's have not been established, so its use should be avoided in paediatric patients or children less than 10 years of age. Discontinuation of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's may lead to the occurrence of cardiovascular events like heart attack, stroke and angina (heart-related chest pain). Hence, you should consult a doctor before stopping the dose of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's should not be taken with alcohol as it may worsen your liver condition with increased secretion of liver enzymes like transaminase. Keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's contains Atorvastatin which is a pregnancy category X medicine. It may cause harm to both the pregnant mother and the fetus. Hence, it is not recommended for pregnant women and those who are planning for a pregnancy. Your doctor might prescribe you only in an extreme case.

  • Breast Feeding

    Take Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's only when prescribed, it is known to pass on in a limited quantity via breast milk to the child.

  • Driving

    Drive with caution, Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's usually causes blurry vision and may affect driving ability.

  • Liver

    Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (STA0657)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Yes, Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's contains clopidogrel that prevents blood clotting. It works by preventing platelets (a type of blood cells) from sticking together and forming clots which in turn prevents the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Yes, taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's can increase the risk of bleeding as it contains aspirin and clopidogrel which belongs to a class of blood-thinning agents. So, please be very cautious while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects to avoid any bleeding. Let your doctor know before going any surgical procedure, that you are taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's.

No. Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's contains Atorvastatin which is pregnancy category X medicine and can cause harm to both pregnant mother and unborn baby. Even if you are planning for pregnancy tell your doctor that you are using Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's.

Yes, prolonged use of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's may cause muscle diseases like myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. So if you feel any musculoskeletal pain after taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's consult your doctor about this issue.

Do not drink grapefruit juice while taking Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's. Grapefruit juice may increase the blood-thinning effect of your medicine.

Drinking alcohol with Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's may damage your liver and increase liver enzymes like transaminase. So, Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's should be used with caution who consume alcohol and/or have past history of liver disease.

If you accidentally take an overdose of Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's you may have liver problems (increased secretion of liver enzymes) and bleeding complications. If problems persist you should immediately go to the nearby clinic or hospital.

You should have a total lipid profile (TG, HDL, LDL, VLDL, TC) and Blood coagulation tests like Complete blood count (CBC), Factor V assay, Fibrinogen Test, Prothrombin time (PT or PT-INR), Platelet count, Thrombin time and Bleeding time to analyze your blood clot timing and cholesterol level.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India

Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

Stator CV 20 Capsule 15's

MRP: 156.70

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