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Lovacard 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Lovacard 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lovacard 20mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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MRP
103.5
₹10.35/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lovacard Tablet

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Uses of Lovacard Tablet

Lovacard 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
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Lovacard Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Lovacard 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. Lovacard 20mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Lovacard Tablet works

Lovacard 20mg 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 Lovacard Tablet

Expert advice for Lovacard Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lovacard 20mg 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, Lovacard 20mg 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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Lovacard Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lovacard Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lovacard 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lovacard 20mg 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
Lovacard 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lovacard 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lovacard 20mg 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 Lovacard 20mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lovacard Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lovacard 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lovacard 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, Lovacard is a statin (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
Lovacard 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. Lovacard 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. Lovacard does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or weight gain or constipation
No. Lovacard does not cause diabetes or raised blood sugar
Yes, memory loss and headache are the side effects of Lovacard.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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