Generic name: PITAVASTATIN 1mgPITAVASTATIN 2mgPITAVASTATIN 4mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 10, 2020.
General Dosing Information
The dose range for ZYPITAMAG is 1 mg to 4 mg orally once daily at any time of the day with or without food. The recommended starting dose is 2 mg and the maximum dose is 4 mg. The starting dose and maintenance doses of ZYPITAMAG should be individualized according to patient characteristics, such as goal of therapy and response.
After initiation or upon titration of ZYPITAMAG, lipid levels should be analyzed after 4 weeks and the dosage adjusted accordingly.
Dosage in Patients with Renal Impairment
Patients with moderate and severe renal impairment (glomerular filtration rate 30 mL/min/1.73 m2 to 59 mL/min/1.73 m2 and 15 mL/min/1.73 m2 to 29 mL/min/1.73 m2 not receiving hemodialysis, respectively) as well as end-stage renal disease receiving hemodialysis should receive a starting dose of ZYPITAMAG 1 mg once daily and a maximum dose of ZYPITAMAG 2 mg once daily.
Use with Erythromycin
In patients taking erythromycin, a dose of ZYPITAMAG 1 mg once daily should not be exceeded [see Drug Interactions (7.2)].
Use with Rifampin
In patients taking rifampin, a dose of ZYPITAMAG 2 mg once daily should not be exceeded [see Drug Interactions (7.3)].
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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