Lovastatin is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased ldl levels in blood.
How it Works
Lovastatin is known as a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or also known as statins. Lovastatin works by reducing the levels of "bad" cholesterol which are also known as low-density lipoprotein, or LDL and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol which are also known as high-density lipoprotein, or HDL.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Lovastatin include the symptoms below; Musculoskeletal pain, Allergic reaction, Headache, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood