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Lovex 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Lovex 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lovex 20mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
MRP
60.21
₹6.02/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lovex Tablet

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Uses of Lovex Tablet

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

Common

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

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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 20mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Lovex Tablet works

Lovex 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 Lovex Tablet

Expert advice for Lovex Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lovex 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, Lovex 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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Lovex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lovex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lovex 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
Lovex 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
Lovex 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lovex 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lovex 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 Lovex 20mg 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 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lovex 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, 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
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
No. Lovex does not cause hair loss or dry mouth or weight gain or constipation
No. Lovex does not cause diabetes or raised blood sugar
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 Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Lovex with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Lovex with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Lovex with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Lovex with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Lovex with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Lovex with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
Lovex with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Lovex with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Lovex with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Althrocin, Eryster, Eryspic, Elthrocin, Etomin, Erythrocin, Erypal, Erythrokem, Agrocin, Eltocin, Eryspans, Elucin
Lovex with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Lovex with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
Lovex with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Lovex with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Lovex with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose
Lovex with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr
Lovex with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid
Lovex with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Lovex with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Lovex with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Lovex with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Lovex with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Lovex with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Oncyclo, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
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