Lescol XL

Active Ingredient(s): Fluvastatin
FDA Approved: * October 6, 2000
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Cholesterol

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



Lescol XL Overview

Fluvastatin is a member of the statin drug class, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and to prevent cardiovascular disease. It was patented in 1982 and approved for medical use in 1994.[4] Contents 1 Adverse effects 2 Interactions 3 Pharmacology 3.1 Mechanism of action 3.2 Pharmacodynamics 3.3 Pharmacokinetics 4 Names 5 Research 6 References Adverse effects Adverse effects are comparable to other statins. Common are nausea, indigestion, insomnia and headache. Myalg...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fluvastatin
  • Capsule: 20mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lescol XL: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0354 Lescol XL 80 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 54868-4601 Lescol XL 80 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 68151-4471 Lescol 80 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Carilion Materials Management

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