Recol 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Recol 10mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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₹2.99/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Recol Tablet

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Uses of Recol Tablet

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

Common

Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Allergic reaction, Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Recol 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 Recol 10mg Tablet with food.

How Recol Tablet works

Recol 10mg tablet is a cholesterol-lowering medicine (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 Recol Tablet

Expert advice for Recol Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Recol.
  • Recol may increase blood sugar levels. Your doctor may ask to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you regularly drink a large amount of alcohol.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Recol 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Recol 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
Recol 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Recol 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Recol 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Recol 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 Recol 1
0mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Recol 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Lovastatin

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