LESCOL TABLET XL

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for LESCOL 80MG TABLET XL

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
473.5
₹33.82/tablet xl
14 tablet xl in 1 strip
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Substitutes for LESCOL

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of LESCOL TABLET XL

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Uses of LESCOL TABLET XL

Lescol tablet xl is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased ldl levels in blood.
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Side effects of LESCOL TABLET XL

Common

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.

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How to use LESCOL TABLET XL

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lescol tablet xl at a fixed time.

How LESCOL TABLET XL works

Lescol tablet xl is a cholesterol-lowering medicine (statins). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on LESCOL TABLET XL

Expert advice for LESCOL TABLET XL

  • Take Fluvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Fluvastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Do not take Niacin with Fluvastatin. Niacin may increase Fluvastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for LESCOL TABLET XL
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lescol tablet xl is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to m
oderate renal disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
It is not advisable in liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION 3ML, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION

Missed Dosageuses

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

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