Medicine Overview of Lovex Tablet
Side Effects of Lovex are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.
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. Lovex 10 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Lovex 10 mg 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 Lovex Tablet
You have been prescribed Lovex 10 mg 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, Lovex 10 mg 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.
Lovex Tablet related warnings
Lovex 10 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lovex 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lovex 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lovex 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lovex 10 mg 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Lovex 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Lovex 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Lovex Tablet
Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
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.
Q. Is Lovex a blood thinner or a beta blocker or ACE inhibitor?
No, Lovex is a statin (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
Lovex 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
Q. Is Lovex safe or is Lovex bad for you?
Yes. Lovex 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
Q. Does Lovex cause hair loss or dry mouth or weight gain or constipation?
No. Lovex does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or weight gain or constipation
Q. Does Lovex cause diabetes or raised blood sugar?
No. Lovex does not cause diabetes or raised blood sugar
Q. Does Lovex cause memory loss or headaches?
Yes, memory loss and headache are the side effects of Lovex.
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