Active Ingredient(s): Lovastatin
FDA Approved: * August 31, 1987
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Cholesterol

Lovastatin, sold under the brand name Mevacor among others, is a statin medication, to treat high blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.[2] Its use is recommended together with lifestyle changes.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include diarrhea, constipation, headache, muscles pains, rash, and trouble sleeping.[2] Serious side effects may include liver problems, muscle breakdown, and kidn... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Mevacor MSD;732 OR MEVACOR;MSD;732
Mevacor 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0006-0732
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Mevacor 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0006-0731
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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