Lovex 20 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Lovex Tablet

Lovex 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Lovex Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood

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

How Lovex Tablet works

Lovex 20 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).

Lovex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lovex 20 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lovex 20 mg 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
Lovex 20 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lovex 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lovex 20 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.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lovex 20 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lovex Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Do not take Lovex 20 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lovex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Benzol
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lovex

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I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
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FAQs

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
Q. How Lovex works?
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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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