Recol 10mg Tablet
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.
|You Save||₹4.15 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||In primary hypercholesterolemia (increased cholesterol levels) and Type IIa and IIb hyperlipoproteinemia (inability to breakdown lipids or fats like cholesterol)|
|Side effects||Memory impairment, Confusion, Constipation, Weakness, Lack of energy, Abdominal tenderness, Loss of appetite and Muscle tenderness|
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 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
Side effects of Recol 10 MG
- Memory impairment
- Lack of energy
- Abdominal tenderness
- Loss of appetite
- Muscle tenderness
Precautions and Warnings of Recol 10 MG
Other General Warnings
- 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.
Mode of Action of Recol 10 MG
How Does It Work?
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 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
Storage and disposal of Recol 10 MG
Dosage of Recol 10 MG
Missed a Dose
Dr. Reddy Moulika
BDS, MDS in Periodontics and Implantology
Dr. Varsha Parihar
MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are Recol 10 mg tablets addictive?
Q: Are Recol 10 mg tablets safe for children?
Q: Are Recol 10 mg tablets safe for older people?
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