Lostatin 20mg Tablet 10'S

High Cholesterol Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Dr Reddy'S Laboratories Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.81.50

What is LOSTATIN 20MG?

  • LOSTATIN 20MG contains Lovastatin which belongs to a group of medicines called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors (serum lipid reducing agents)
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What LOSTATIN 20MG is used for?

  • It is used to treat severe cases of high cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia)

Talk to Doctor

Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic or hypersensitive to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • suffer from liver or kidney disease
  • suffer from alcoholism
  • have hypothyroidism
  • have a serious acute infection
  • have low blood pressure (hypotension) or high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • have major surgery
  • have injury (trauma)
  • have uncontrolled epilepsy
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • It is not recommended for the treatment of children and adolescents
  • It has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • gemfibrozil and other fibrates (other lipid-lowering medicines)
  • niacin (nicotinic acid)
  • amiodarone (used to treat irregular heart beat)
  • coumarin anticoagulants (used to thin the blood)
  • cyclosporin (used as an immunosuppressant)
  • mibefradil or verapamil (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • itraconazole or ketoconazole (used to treat mycoses)
  • erythromycin or clarithromycin (used to treat infections)
  • HIV protease inhibitors to treat AIDS
  • nefazodone (used as an antidepressant)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • It should be swallowed with a glass of water

If you take more LOSTATIN 20MG

  • If you accidentally take too many tablets, contact your doctor or go to nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take LOSTATIN 20MG

  • If you forget to take a dose of LOSTATIN 20MG, just take the next dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking LOSTATIN 20MG

  • Do not stop or change your treatment before talking to your doctor

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
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[SERIOUS]
  • wind (flatulence)
  • diarrhoea, nausea
  • constipation
  • feeling of spinning (vertigo)
  • blurred vision
  • headache, muscle cramps and pain
  • rash
  • abdominal pain
  • sleep disturbances, including nightmares
  • memory loss, depression
  • sexual difficulties
  • breathing problems including persistent cough and/or shortness of breath
  • tiredness
  • itching (pruritus)
  • dry mouth
  • altered taste
  • myopathy (a muscle disease with symptoms such as muscle pain, muscle weakness or cramps) 
  • rhabdomyolysis (a muscle disease caused by the breakdown of muscle cells)
  • difficulty with erection
  • angioedema (swelling of the skin, lips or tongue)
  • lupus-like syndrome (an autoimmune disease that can affect the skin, joints,heart, lungs, kidneys and brain) 
  • polymyalgia rheumatica (a rheumatic disease with pain in the shoulder and hip)
  • vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels)
  • thrombocytopenia (low number of blood platelets)
  • leukopenia (low number of white blood cells)
  • eosinophilia (high number of a certain type of white blood cells called eosinophils)
  • haemolytic anemia (anemia caused by an abnormal breakdown of red blood cells)
  • arthritis (inflammation of the joints) and arthralgia (joint pains)
  • hives (urticaria)
  • weakness (asthenia)
  • fever, flushing, shivering
[VERYRARE]
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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