Lescol

Lescol is used for the treatment of high cholesterol levels. Lescol is a statin which helps to lower bad cholesterol levels that is produced by the liver. Lescol helps to prevent heart attacks and strokes which can be the direct cause of bad cholesterol levels in the body.

Lescol

Fluvastatin

Lescol

28

Novartis India

Capsule, Tablet

40 mg

India

Fluvastatin

Uses
Lescol is used in the treatment of increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased cholesterol levels in blood.
How it Works
Lescol is known as a statin or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor. Lescol regulates the amount of cholesterol and other lipids made by the body. Lescol works by blocking the action of a the enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase which the body needs to make cholesterol. This lowers the level of cholesterol and directly lowers the risk of heart and blood vessel disease.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Lescol may suffer from such side effects; Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood, Musculoskeletal pain, Allergic reaction, Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood

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