Active Ingredient(s): Lovastatin
FDA Approved: * June 26, 2002
Pharm Company: * ANDRX LABS LLC
Category: Cholesterol

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Altoprev Overview

Lovastatin, sold under the brand name Mevacor among others, is a statin medication, to treat high blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.[2] Its use is recommended together with lifestyle changes.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include diarrhea, constipation, headache, muscles pains, rash, and trouble sleeping.[2] Serious side effects may include liver problems, muscle breakdown, and kidn...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Altoprev: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 59630-628 24 Hr Altoprev 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Shionogi Inc.
  • 59630-629 24 Hr Altoprev 40 mg Extended Release Tablet by Shionogi Inc.
  • 59630-630 24 Hr Altoprev 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Shionogi Inc.
  • 70515-628 Altoprev 20 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Covis Pharma
  • 70515-629 Altoprev 40 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Covis Pharma
  • 70515-630 Altoprev 60 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Covis Pharma

Other drugs which contain Lovastatin or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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