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Lochol 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Lochol 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lochol 10mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
MRP
25.6
₹2.56/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lochol Tablet

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Uses of Lochol Tablet

Lochol 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
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Lochol Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Lochol Tablet

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. Lochol 10mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Lochol Tablet works

Lochol 10mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Lochol Tablet

Expert advice for Lochol Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lochol 10mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Lochol 10mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Lochol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lochol Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lochol 10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lochol 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Lochol 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lochol 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lochol 10mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Cautious dose adjustment is advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lochol 10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lochol Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lochol 10mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lochol Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lovastatin

Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
No, Lochol is a statin (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
Lochol works by blocking an enzyme (HMG CoA) that is needed by the body to make cholesterol, and hence reduces the amount of cholesterol in the blood
Yes. Lochol is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is lovastatin the same as Lipitor (atorvastatin) or simvastatin or pravastatin?
No, although it belongs to same group of medications called statins
Q. Can I take lovastatin with ibuprofen or Tylenol?
No results found for any interaction of lovastatin with ibuprofen or Tylenol, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Q. Can I take aspirin or niacin with lovastatin?
No, do not take aspirin or niacin with lovastatin, because they interact with each other
No. Lochol does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or weight gain or constipation
No. Lochol does not cause diabetes or raised blood sugar
Yes, memory loss and headache are the side effects of Lochol.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lochol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lochol with Spiramycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Lochol with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron
Lochol with Erythromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Althrocin, Eryster, Eryspic, Elthrocin, Etomin, Erythrocin, Erypal, Erythrokem, Agrocin, Eltocin, Eryspans
Lochol with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Lochol with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Lochol with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid
Lochol with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Lochol with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
Lochol with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Lochol with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
Lochol with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Lochol with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Lochol with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Lochol with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose
Lochol with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Lochol with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Lochol with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Lochol with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr
Lochol with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Lochol with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Lochol with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Itral, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Lochol with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Lochol with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Lochol with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
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