Lescol Tablet XL

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Lescol 80mg Tablet XL

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Primarily used for

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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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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, increased triglycerides and increased LDL levels.
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Side effects of Lescol Tablet XL

Common

Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, 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

  • Decreases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increases good cholesterol levels.
  • Helps prevent heart attack, stroke and death, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or a history of smoking.
  • In general, Lescol is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas, heartburn or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food (preferably half an hour after dinner).
  • Inform your doctor if you have sudden muscle pain, fever, weakness, dark urine or yellow colour in your eyes or skin.
  • Your doctor may ask you to check your blood sugar before and after you start Lescol.
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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 usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Lescol Tablet XL does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Lescol Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lescol Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Lescol Tablet XL in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lescol Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lescol Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Lescol 80mg Tablet XL

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Substitutes for Lescol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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