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Lovex 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Lovex 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lovex 20 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
60.21
₹6.02/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Lovex Tablet

Uses of Lovex Tablet

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

Lovex Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lovex are 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).

In Depth Information on Lovex Tablet

Expert advice for Lovex Tablet

  • Do not take Lovex 20 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
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Lovex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lovex Tablet
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?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lovex
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.
high cholesterol as per the lipid profile report
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and repeat after 3 months
Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
hello i am worried about my high Cholesterol. plz recommend me medicine.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
If you are non diabetic, non hypertensive, non smoker, then you can try life style changes like low fat, low calorie diet abs regular exercise for 1 month. Else you can take risuvastatin or Atorvastatin.
Having high cholesterol problemShall I take medicines like omega 3 capsules
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Yes you can take it It will only increase HDL cholesterol which is good cholesterol To decrease total cholesterol or tag pr LDL do exercise daily for 1-2 hours like brisk walking for 2-2 kms Avoid fatty foods
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps

Frequently asked questions about Lovex Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lovastatin

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lovex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lovex with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil
Lovex with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep
Lovex with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis
Lovex with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Lovex with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
Lovex with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell
Lovex with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup
Lovex with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin
Lovex with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
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