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Recol 10mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 27.65
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Recol 10 MG Description

Recol 10 mg tablets are most commonly used for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia (a condition in which high amounts of cholesterol are found in the bloodstream). Cholesterol is a fat type substan

ce that deposits in your blood vessels and narrows them, which results in strokes. Recol 10 mg tablets help prevent heart attack and stroke by reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. Recol 10 mg tablets come under HMG CoA reductase inhibitors (statins). Recol 10 mg tablets are composed of 10 mg of lovastatin. Recol 10 mg tablets show effectiveness when used together with proper diet, exercise and weight loss. Recol 10 mg tablets is a prescription medicine, and it is to be taken exactly as suggested by the physician. The medicine should not be taken in more than prescribed amounts. The physician should be consulted immediately if the patient experiences any side effects, the condition worsens or allergic side effects. The medicine should be continued for as long as your doctor recommends. It is essential to follow the complete course of treatment. The medicine should not be given to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms or condition. The doctor should be informed about the patient’s medical history and if they are taking any new medicines to avoid any medication interactions. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without consulting the doctor.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLovastatin(10.0 Mg)
UsesIn primary hypercholesterolemia (increased cholesterol levels) and Type IIa and IIb hyperlipoproteinemia (inability to breakdown lipids or fats like cholesterol)
Side effectsMemory impairment, Confusion, Constipation, Weakness, Lack of energy, Abdominal tenderness, Loss of appetite and Muscle tenderness
TherapyHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Recol 10 MG

  • In primary hypercholesterolemia (increased cholesterol levels),
  • Type IIa and IIb hyperlipoproteinemia (inability to breakdown lipids or fats like cholesterol)
contraindications

Contraindications of Recol 10 MG

  • It is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have lovastatin hypersensitivity or an allergy to any other ingredients present in Recol 10 mg tablets.
  • Liver diseases
sideEffects

Side effects of Recol 10 MG

  • Memory impairment
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Lack of energy
  • Abdominal tenderness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle tenderness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Recol 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Recol 10 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Recol 10 mg tablets are not recommended during pregnancy. Limited studies have been reported that this medicine can cause harmful effects on the developing baby. However, consult your doctor for evaluating potential risks and benefits before using the medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Recol 10 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Using Recol 10 mg tablets while breastfeeding may be unsafe since this medicine can be excreted into human breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Recol 10 mg tablets?
A:
Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any side effects while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Recol 10 mg tablets?
A:
Recol 10 mg tablets should not be used together with alcohol. Interaction of alcohol with this medicine can cause increased side effects and liver damage.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • You conceive during the course of Recol 10 mg tablets or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens.
  • You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease.
  • You have an addiction to alcohol or medicines.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Recol 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Recol 10 mg tablets contain lovastatin, which inhibits the enzyme required for the body to make cholesterol which may accumulate and decrease blood supply to the brain, heart and other parts of the bo...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Recol 10 MG

  • Take the Recol 10 mg tablets exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Take the Recol 10 mg tablets with food.
  • Swallow Recol 10 mg tablets with a glass of water.
  • Do not split, chew or crush it. Read the label instructions carefully.
  • Take the dosage in recommended amounts at a particular time in the day to get maximum benefits and desired clinical effect.
interactions

Interactions of Recol 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Recol 10 mg tablets can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
  • Interaction with antifungal medicines like itraconazole, ketoconazole can affect the metabolism and elevated levels of Recol 10 mg tablets. It increases the risk of muscular weakness and destruction.
  • Interaction with erythromycin, amiodarone, colchicine can also increase the risk of muscular weakness and destruction.
  • Interaction with oral anticoagulants like warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • To avoid undesirable side effects associated with medication interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking

Interactions with food items

  • It is not advisable to consume grapefruit juice if you are taking Recol 10 mg tablets. It may increase the risk of liver damage
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Recol 10 MG

Store Recol 10 mg tablets at room temperature below 25℃. Store it in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets. Keep the Recol 10 mg tablets away from direct sunlight, heat and m...
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dosage

Dosage of Recol 10 MG

Overdose

Do not take Recol 10 mg tablets in more than prescribed doses. In case of an overdose of Recol 10 mg tablets, seek emergency medical treatment and contact your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, take the Recol 10 mg tablets just when you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not alter the rec...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Reddy Moulika

BDS, MDS in Periodontics and Implantology

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are Recol 10 mg tablets addictive?

A: Recol 10 mg tablets are not a habit-forming medicine. No habit forming tendencies were reported with this medicine.

Q: Are Recol 10 mg tablets safe for children?

A: Recol 10 mg tablets are not indicated in children because of limited studies regarding safety and efficacy.

Q: Are Recol 10 mg tablets safe for older people?

A: Generally, lower doses were recommended for elderly patients. Since elderly patients are more prone to liver diseases, caution should be maintained in such cases to avoid the risk of side effects like muscle weakness, pain and tenderness.
Product Details
Brand
RECOL
Expires on or After
11/10/2024
Last Updated on: 19 Apr 2022 | 02:03 PM (IST)
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