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LESCOL TABLET XL

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MRP: Rs. 473.50 for 1 strip(s) (14 tablet xl each)
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Composition for LESCOL

Fluvastatin(80 mg)

food interaction for LESCOL

alcohol interaction for LESCOL

pregnancy interaction for LESCOL

lactation interaction for LESCOL

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lescol tablet xl at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
UNSAFE
Lescol tablet xl is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LESCOL

Fluvastatin(80 mg)

Uses

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.

How it works

Lescol tablet xl blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Headache, Increased creatine phosphokinase level in blood, Indigestion, Insomnia, Muscle pain, Muscle disorder, Fatigue

SUBSTITUTES for LESCOL

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Expert advice for LESCOL

  • 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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Content on this page was last updated on 11 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)