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Lovalip 20Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Lovastatin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Lovalip 20Mg Tablet is a statin and a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor. If this medicine is taken and a well-regulated diet is followed then it has the power to lower cholesterol and fats. It raises ‘good’ cholesterol levels. It therefore, prevents the chances of heart diseases, heart attacks and strokes. It also slows down blood vessel blockage.

On using Lovalip 20Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as muscle pain, fatigue, kidney/liver/abdominal problems, darkening of urine, headache, skin rash, swelling, dizziness, itchiness, fever, frequent urge to urinate and difficulty in breathing and moving. Seek medical help if your reactions worsen over time.

Before using Lovalip 20Mg Tablet notify your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Lovalip 20Mg Tablet, you have any other allergies, you have history of liver/ kidney/ metabolism/ low blood pressure problems, you suffer from seizures or alcohol abuse, you have had an organ transplant or have high cholesterol, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage should be determined by your doctor based on your condition and your age. The usual dose in adults for treating hyperlipidemia is 20 mg taken orally once a day along with your evening meal.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • Increased Cholesterol Levels In Blood

  • Increased Triglycerides Levels In Blood

  • Musculoskeletal Bone

  • Muscle Or Joint Pain

  • Allergic Reaction

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Dyspepsia

  • Nasopharyngitis

  • Increased Liver Enzymes

  • Increased Creatine Phosphokinase (Cpk) Level In Blood

  • Diarrhoea

  • Flatulence

  • Constipation

  • Joint Swelling

  • Increased Glucose Level In Blood

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Elstatin 20mg tablet 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?

    Elstatin 20mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
  • 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?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lovalip 20Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Lovastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Lovalip 20Mg Tablet belongs to a class of statin drug. It is used for treating dyslipidemia and lowering cholesterol for prevention of cardiovascular disease. It acts as an inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase which is required for cholesterol synthesis thereby leading to increased 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

    Zathrin Redimix Suspension

    Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension

    Azibig 200Mg Suspension

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