Importance of taking a statin

Did you know 40-75% of patients discontinue their statin after just one year1,2,3

Zypitamag can be used along with diet and exercise to lower bad cholesterol (LDL-C) while increasing good cholesterol (HDL-C). Ask your doctor to have your cholesterol levels checked to determine if Zypitamag is right for you!

Is Zypitamag right for you?
Not all statins are the same

Not all statins are the same

Muscle pain, or myalgia, is one of the more common side-effects from statin therapy. 62% of former statin users indicated that side-effects was the reason they stopped taking their medication4.

At Zypitamag's highest dose, 3.1% of patients experienced myalgia5. If you are experiencing side-effects from your current statin, ask your doctor if Zypitamag may be an appropriate alternative for you!

You have enough things to worry about, your statin therapy should not be one of them.

Learn about Zypitamag

You have enough things to worry about, your statin therapy should not be one of them.

1 Simon LA et al. Med J Aust. 1996;164(4):208-211; 2 Avorn J et al. JAMA. 1998;279(18):1458-1462; 3 Blackburn DF et al. Can J Cardiol. 2005;21(6):485-488; 4 Cohen JD et al. J Clin Lipidol. 2012;6(3):208-215; 5 Zypitamag® [prescribing information]. Ahmedabad, India: Cadila Healthcare Ltd; June 2020


Who should NOT take ZYPITAMAG?

ZYPITAMAG is not right for everyone. Do not take ZYPITAMAG if:

  • You have a known allergy to ZYPITAMAG or any of its ingredients.
  • You have active liver problems, including some abnormal liver test results.
  • You are nursing, pregnant or may become pregnant, as it may harm the baby.
  • You are currently taking cyclosporine or gemfibrozil.

What is the most important information I should know and talk to my doctor about?

  • Call your healthcare provider or get help right away if you experience any symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as rash, itching, or hives.
  • Muscle problems may be an early sign of rare, serious conditions. Tell your doctor right away if you have any unexplained muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever, or if these muscle signs or symptoms persist after discontinuing ZYPITAMAG.
  • Serious liver problems have been reported rarely in patients taking statins, including pitavastatin. Your doctor should do liver tests before you start, and if you have symptoms of liver problems while you are taking ZYPITAMAG. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you feel more tired than usual, have a loss of appetite, upper belly pain, dark-colored urine, or yellowing of the skin or eyes.
  • Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications you take including nonprescription medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.
  • Increases in blood sugar levels have been reported with statins, including pitavastatin.
  • Tell your doctor about your alcohol use.
  • Tell your healthcare provider of a known or suspected pregnancy.

What are the most common side effects of ZYPITAMAG?

The most common side effects of ZYPITAMAG in clinical studies were:

  • Back pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Pain in the legs or arms

This is not a complete list of side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider for more information.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of all drugs to the FDA. Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store and take ZYPITAMAG?

  • Store ZYPITAMAG tablets at room temperature, in a dry place, and out of the reach of children.
  • Take ZYPITAMAG orally once daily with or without food at the same time each day.
  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not split, crush, dissolve, or chew.
  • The maximum recommended dosage is ZYPITAMAG 4 mg once daily.
  • If you take too much ZYPITAMAG or you or someone else takes an overdose, call your doctor and/or local Poison Control Center.

Other important information I should know about ZYPITAMAG.

  • ZYPITAMAG has not been studied to evaluate its effect on reducing heart-related disease or death.
  • ZYPITAMAG is available by prescription only.

For additional information, please see the full Prescribing Information.

Unite Interactive