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  1. Lovastatin is used together with diet, weight-loss, and exercise to reduce the risk of heart attack ... who are at risk of developing heart disease. Lovastatin is also used to decrease the amount of ...
  2. ... or strokes. Taking niacin along with simvastatin or lovastatin also has not been shown to reduce the ... compared with the use of niacin, simvastatin, or lovastatin alone. Talk to your doctor if you have ...
  3. Choosing a Statin to Lower Cholesterol (Consumers Union of U.S.) - PDF  
    ... these as Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs: Generic lovastatin or pravastatin— lower your LDL cholesterol by less ... release 80 mg Lescol XL $172 35% Likely Lovastatin 10 mg Generic $12 21% Yes Lovastatin 20 ...
  4. ... medications known as statins (atorvastatin [Lipitor], cerivastatin [Baycol], lovastatin [Mevacor], pravastatin [Pravachol], or simvastatin [Zocor]). Colesevelam is ...
  5. ... a chemical similar to "statin" drugs, such as lovastatin. Statins are approved by the FDA to lower ... to the prescription drugs known as "statins," including lovastatin (Mevacor) and others.
  6. ... inhibitors should never be taken (are contraindicated) with lovastatin (Mevacor) and simvastatin (Zocor) (see Statin Dose Limitations ... and use the lowest necessary dose of atorvastatin. Lovastatin and simvastatin Lovastatin and simvastatin are sensitive in ...
  7. Red Yeast Rice: An Introduction From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)  
    ... the active ingredient in the cholesterol-lowering drug lovastatin. These products may lower blood cholesterol levels and ... types of side effects and drug interactions as lovastatin. Other red yeast rice products contain little or ...
  8. FDA Expands Advice on Statin Risks (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... of Type 2 diabetes. Some medications interact with lovastatin (brand names include Mevacor) and can increase the ... including side effects.) The statins affected include: Altoprev (lovastatin extended-release) Crestor (rosuvastatin) Lescol (fluvastatin) Lipitor (atorvastatin) ...
  9. High Cholesterol and Complementary Health Practices: What the Science Says From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)  
    ... the active ingredient in the cholesterol-lowering drug lovastatin. Available evidence on the cholesterol-lowering effects of ... the active ingredient in the cholesterol-lowering drug lovastatin, may lower blood cholesterol levels and can cause ...
  10. ... liver. Some medications changed by the liver include lovastatin (Mevacor), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), fexofenadine (Allegra), triazolam ( ...
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