Generic Mevacor, Lovastatin Tablet

Lovastatin is a statin that helps lower the levels of bad cholesterol and other fatty substances in the blood. Together with a healthy and active lifestyle, Lovastatin is prescribed to help lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes as well as to reduce the chances of heart surgery in individuals suffering from heart disease or who are at risk of developing heart disease.

Mevacor 10 mg, Mevacor 20 mg, Altoprev

Lovastatin

Lostatin, Lovacard

10

Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Cipla

Tablet

10 mg, 20 mg

India

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Lovastatin

Uses
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

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