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Lovastrol 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MEDLEY PHARMACEUTICAL PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 98.00
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Lovastrol 20 MG Description

Lovastrol Tablet is used to lower blood cholesterol. It contains lovastatin as the active substance. Lovastrol Tablet is used to treat increased levels of cholesterol in combination with dietary modi

fications. This medicine works by decreasing the formation of cholesterol in the body. Take Lovastrol Tablet in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLovastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol levels
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, rashes, abdominal pain
TherapyHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Lovastrol 20 MG

Lovastrol Tablet is used for the treatment of increased levels of cholesterol (total and LDL cholesterol) in combination with dietary modifications in patients where diet and other non-medicine involv...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Lovastrol 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to lovastatin or any other ingredients of Lovastrol Tablet.
  • If you have liver disease and your liver tests are abnormal.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for fungal infections (itraconazole, ketoconazole), HIV/AIDS (atazanavir, delavirdine), bacterial infections (erythromycin), or depression (nefazodone). If you ...
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  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have a condition called myopathy.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lovastrol 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rashes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lovastrol 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lovastrol 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Lovastrol Tablet is contraindicated for use during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lovastrol 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Lovastrol Tablet passes into human breast milk. Women taking this medicine should not breastfeed.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lovastrol 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
Lovastrol Tablet has no effect on the driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lovastrol 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed while you are taking Lovastrol Tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking any other medicines for treating any health condition.
  • You are elderly (above 70 years of age).
  • You have kidney or liver disease.
  • You have a thyroid disorder called uncontrolled hypothyroidism.
  • You have a personal or familial history of hereditary muscular disorders.
  • You have a previous history of muscular toxicity with a statin or fibrate.
  • You are known to abuse alcohol.
  • You experience muscle pain, weakness, or cramps during treatment with this medicine.
  • You experience symptoms like difficulty breathing, dry cough, and deterioration in general health (tiredness, weight loss, and fever).
  • You have high blood pressure or diabetes.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lovastrol 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Lovastrol Tablet works by preventing the action of a chemical called HMG-CoA reductase. This chemical is essential for cholesterol formation. Thus, Lovastrol Tablet lowers total cholesterol and low-de...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lovastrol 20 MG

  • Lovastrol Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Take it as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • It should preferably be taken with meals.
  • Do not chew, cut, or break the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time every day.
  • Do not consume more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Lovastrol 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lovastrol Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • The risk of myopathy may be increased when Lovastrol Tablet is used together with medicines for treating fungal infections (itraconazole, ketoconazole), bacterial infections (erythromycin), HIV/AIDS (...
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  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines like cyclosporine (used to stop the rejection of organs after a transplant), verapamil (used to treat high blood pressure and control heart-...
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  • The risk of myopathy and breakdown of muscle tissue is increased by concomitant administration of danazol (used to treat endometriosis), and fusidic acid (used to treat bacterial infections) with Lova...
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  • When this medicine and coumarin anticoagulants (warfarin) are given concomitantly, blood clotting time may be increased.

Interactions with food items

Large quantities of grapefruit juice should not be consumed during treatment with Lovastrol Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lovastrol 20 MG

  • Store Lovastrol Tablet below 30 °C in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lovastrol 20 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Lovastrol Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Lovastrol Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Lovastrol Tablet used for?

A: Lovastrol Tablet is used for the treatment of increased levels of cholesterol (total and LDL cholesterol) in combination with dietary modifications in patients where diet and other non-medicine involving measures alone have proven insufficient.

Q: How to take Lovastrol Tablet?

  • Lovastrol Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Take it as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • It should preferably be taken with meals.
  • Do not chew, cut, or break the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time every day.
  • Do not consume more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:14 PM (IST)
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