Active Ingredient(s): Fluvastatin
FDA Approved: * December 31, 1993
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 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. Myalgia...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0176 Lescol (As Fluvastatin Sodium) 20 mg Oral Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0234 Lescol (As Fluvastatin Sodium) 40 mg Oral Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0354 Lescol XL 80 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 54868-3329 Lescol (As Fluvastatin Sodium) 20 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4224 Lescol (As Fluvastatin Sodium) 40 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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