Lescol Tablet Xl
Lescol Tablet Xl is used to bring the cholesterol level under control and increasing the quantity of good cholesterol also called high-density lipoprotein (HDL). It also normalises the level of triglycerides. The medicine is prescribed along with a suitable diet chart that helps to prevent the manufacturing of fatty substances in the body that can accumulate and cause heart blockages, hardening of arteries or veins. This in turn helps to prevent ischemic strokes or cardiac failure and keeps the heart functioning properly. The medicine can also be prescribed for some other purposes as per the discretion of your doctor. The medicine is available in a capsule form for oral intake, with or without food, as directed by your physician.
During the course of the treatment, you must abstain from the intake of alcohol, caffeine, smoking or tobacco. The medicine may affect the blood sugar level in diabetic patients. Therefore the blood sugar level must be monitored closely when you are taking this medicine. There may be some liver disorders as a side effect of this drug. You must consult your doctor if you experience severe nausea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal pain, problems in passing stool or urine, yellowing of the skin or feeling unusually fatigued.
Increased Cholesterol Levels In Blood
Increased Triglycerides Levels In Blood
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Lescol tablet xl is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Lescol tablet xl is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
Does this affect liver function?It is not advisable in liver disease.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Fluvastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
The active constituent of this medication is a synthetic antilipemic agent which competitively and selectively inhibits hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase, which is a rate-limiting step in cholesterol biosynthesis. Its inhibition decreases cholesterol levels and increases hepatic uptake of LDL cholesterol, reducing total cholesterol.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
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