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Recol 20mg Tablet

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Recol 20 MG Description

Recol Tablet is used to lower blood cholesterol. It contains lovastatin as the active substance. Recol Tablet is used to treat increased levels of cholesterol in combination with dietary modifications...
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ContainsLovastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol levels
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, rashes, abdominal pain
ClassificationHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Recol 20 MG

Recol 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 ...
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Contraindications of Recol 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to lovastatin or any other ingredients of Recol 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.

Side effects of Recol 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Recol 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Recol 20mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Recol Tablet is contraindicated for use during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Recol 20mg Tablet?
A:
Recol 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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Recol 20mg Tablet?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed while you are taking Recol Tablet.

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.

Mode of Action of Recol 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Recol Tablet works by preventing the action of a chemical called HMG-CoA reductase. This chemical is essential for cholesterol formation. Thus, Recol Tablet lowers total cholesterol and low-density li...
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Directions for Use of Recol 20 MG

  • Recol 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 of Recol 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Recol 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 Recol Tablet is used together with medicines for treating fungal infections (itraconazole, ketoconazole), bacterial infections (erythromycin), HIV/AIDS (indi...
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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 Reco...
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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 Recol Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Recol 20 MG

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

Dosage of Recol 20 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Recol 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 double...
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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 Recol Tablet used for?

A: Recol 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 Recol Tablet?

  • Recol 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.
Product Details
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RECOL
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:14 PM (IST)

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