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Kolefion

Oral

Cardiovascular risk reduction

Adult: High-risk patients (e.g. patients w/ DM or atherosclerotic CV disease): 20-40 mg once daily. Moderate-risk patients: 10 mg once daily.

Hyperlipidaemias

Adult : Initially, 10-20 mg once daily. Patients w/ high CV risk or require a large reduction in cholesterol: Initially, 40 mg once daily. May adjust dose at intervals of at least 4 wk to max 80 mg once daily. All doses to be taken in the evening. Patients w/ homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: 40 mg once daily in the evening or 80 mg/day in 3 divided doses of 20 mg, 20 mg and an evening dose of 40 mg. Child : Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: 10-17 yr Initially, 10 mg once daily May increase at intervals of 4 wk to max 40 mg/day. All doses to be taken in the evening.

Short Description

KOLEFION used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.

Indications

Oral

Cardiovascular risk reduction

Adult: High-risk patients (e.g. patients w/ DM or atherosclerotic CV disease): 20-40 mg once daily. Moderate-risk patients: 10 mg once daily.

Hyperlipidaemias

Adult : Initially, 10-20 mg once daily. Patients w/ high CV risk or require a large reduction in cholesterol: Initially, 40 mg once daily. May adjust dose at intervals of at least 4 wk to max 80 mg once daily. All doses to be taken in the evening. Patients w/ homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: 40 mg once daily in the evening or 80 mg/day in 3 divided doses of 20 mg, 20 mg and an evening dose of 40 mg. Child : Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: 10-17 yr Initially, 10 mg once daily May increase at intervals of 4 wk to max 40 mg/day. All doses to be taken in the evening.

Specification

Oral

KOLEFION 20mg

  • Each film coated tablet contains : Simvastatin 20mg

  • Box, 3 blisters @ 10 tablet

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Cardiovascular & Hematopoietic Systems Product