Lochol

Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd

Contains / Salt: Lovastatin (10 mg)

Prescription Required

108 people have bought this recently

Lochol

Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd

Contains / Salt: Lovastatin (10 mg)

Prescription Required

108 people have bought this recently

Select the variant of Lochol

₹25.6

10 Tablet in 1 Strip

Out of Stock

Prescription Required

108 people have bought this recently

cashback
cashback
Do you sell this product? Register with us.

Lochol Information

Lochol is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. The alternative uses of Lochol have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Lochol. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Lochol have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Lochol are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Lochol has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Lochol has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Lochol related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Kidney Cancer, Alcoholism must refrain from the use of Lochol since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Lochol are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Lochol with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Lochol is safe while driving, and is addiction.

  1. Lochol Benefits & Uses
  2. Lochol Dosage & How to Take
  3. Lochol Side Effects
  4. Lochol Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Lochol with Other Drugs
  6. Lochol Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Lochol
  8. Lochol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Lochol Benefits & Uses

Lochol is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol Primary
  2. High Triglycerides
  3. Atherosclerosis

Lochol Dosage & How to Take

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Log in to view medicine dosage

Ingredients of Lochol

Lovastatin

Lochol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lochol is used -

  1. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dyspepsia
  5. Increased Liver Enzymes
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Flatulence Mild
  8. Constipation Moderate
  9. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  10. Infection
  11. Influenza like symptoms
  12. Back Pain Mild
  13. Muscle Ache Mild
  14. Dizziness Mild
  15. Rash
  16. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)

Lochol Related Warnings

Is the use of Lochol safe for pregnant women?

Lochol should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Lochol safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Lochol on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Lochol on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Lochol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lochol on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Lochol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Lochol only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lochol on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Lochol on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Lochol with Other Drugs

Lochol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Lochol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lochol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Cancer
  3. Alcoholism
  4. Jaundice
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Trauma

Frequently asked Questions about Lochol

Is this Lochol habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Lochol has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Lochol will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Lochol is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Lochol in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Lochol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Lochol

When consumed with certain foods, Lochol may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Lochol

Taking Lochol with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-649
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 637
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Mevacor® (lovastatin)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Altoprev® (lovastatin)
Ask your health query now and get connected with a doctor within 10 minutes!