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Generic for Mevacor 10mg
QuantityPrice (US$) Manufacturer 
30 Tablets$18.67 Dr.Reddy's
60 Tablets$33.95 Save $3.39Dr.Reddy's
90 Tablets$49.65 Save $6.36Dr.Reddy's
120 Tablets$61.11 Save $13.57Dr.Reddy's
150 Tablets$73.74 Save $19.60Dr.Reddy's
Generic for Mevacor 20mg
QuantityPrice (US$) Manufacturer 
30 Tablets$21.59 Cipla Limited
60 Tablets$39.25 Save $3.93Cipla Limited
90 Tablets$57.41 Save $7.36Cipla Limited
120 Tablets$70.65 Save $15.71Cipla Limited
150 Tablets$85.28 Save $22.67Cipla Limited
Bio-equivalent drugs for Mevacor are Generic for Altocor, Generic for Altoprev and Lovastatin

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Generic for Mevacor Drug Information - Usage, Side Effects and Dosage

Learn about the common usage, side effects and recommended Dosage of Generic Mevacor

Common usage of Generic for Mevacor
Generic Mevacor (Lovastatin) is a cholesterol lowering agent used to treat hypercholesterolemia. High cholesterol levels foster the buildup of artery-clogging plaque, which can be especially dangerous when it collects in the vessels serving the muscles of the heart. Generic Mevacor is prescribed to prevent coronary heart disease or to slow its advance if the arteries are already clogging up.

Probable Side Effects of Generic for Mevacor
Like most medications, Generic Mevacor can cause some temporary side effects. It is pertinent to note that Generic Mevacor side effects cannot be anticipated. If they continue it is imperative that you contact your doctor immediately. The most common Side Effects of Generic Mevacor are constipation or diarrheadifficulty sleeping, dizziness, headache, nausea and vomiting. Some of the most serious Generic Mevacor side Effects include blurred vision, or vision changes, dark yellow or brown urine, decreased urination, difficulty passing urine, fever, muscle pain, tenderness and cramps, or weakness. This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Mevacor.

Recommended Dosage of Generic for Mevacor
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic Mevacor

Adults
The usual recommended dosage of Generic Mevacor for hypercholesterolemia is 20 milligrams once a day, taken with the evening meal. The doctor may start at 10 milligrams a day if only a small reduction in cholesterol is needed. The maximum recommended dose is 80 milligrams per day, taken as a single dose or divided into smaller doses, as determined by the doctor.

IMPORTANT NOTE
Any medication should be taken with the prior counsel and direction of your health care provider. It is important to discuss Generic Mevacor dosage and Generic Mevacor Side effects with your doctor. Certain basic lifestyle changes, moderation or abstinence in the case of alcoholic beverages and a regular exercise regimen will go a long way in improving your quality of life. This website Drug Information is to be solely used as an information resource and should never be used to replace contact with your licensed health care provider.

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