Active Ingredient(s):Lovastatin FDA Approved: * June 26, 2002 Pharm Company: *ANDRX LABS LLC Category:Cholesterol
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. Its use is recommended together with lifestyle changes. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects include diarrhea, constipation, headache, muscles pains, rash, and trouble sleeping. Serious side effects may include liver problems, muscle breakdown, and kidn...
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