Lovalip 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Lovalip 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lovalip Tablet

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Uses of Lovalip Tablet

Lovalip 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol, increased triglycerides and increased LDL levels.
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Side effects of Lovalip Tablet

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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 Lovalip 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. It is better to take Lovalip 10mg Tablet with food.

How Lovalip Tablet works

Lovalip 10mg tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (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 Lovalip Tablet

Expert advice for Lovalip Tablet

  • 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, Lovalip 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 Lovalip.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lovalip 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lovalip 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lovalip 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
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Lovalip 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lovalip 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lovalip 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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lovalip
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azibey 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Lovalip 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Lovastatin

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