buy Lescol online
U.S. Name: Lescol
Active Ingredient(s): Fluvastatin
Brand Manufacturer: Novartis
Manufacturer Location: Spain
Fluvastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body. Fluvastatin reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and total cholesterol in the blood. Lowering your cholesterol can help prevent heart disease and hardening of the arteries, conditions that can lead to heart attack, stroke, and vascular disease.
Similar drugs in this category include Colestid, Lipitor, Zetia, Lovaza, Zocor

Lescol

Fluvastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medication


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Lescol Uses & Indications
Cyclosporine and fluconazole (Diflucan) increase blood levels of fluvastatin. Therefore, the dose of fluvastatin should be limited to 20 mg twice daily when patients are also taking cyclosporine or fluconazole.

Gemfibrozil should not be combined with fluvastatin due to increased risk of muscle-related side effects when the two drugs are combined.

Combining fluvastatin with colchicine (Colcrys) or one gram or larger doses of niacin also increases the risk of muscle-related side effects.

Fluvastatin increases the effect of warfarin (Coumadin). Patients taking warfarin should be monitored carefully for toxic effects of warfarin.
Lescol Side Effects
Minor side effects include constipation, diarrhea, fatigue, gas, heartburn, headache, insomnia, and joint pains. Major side effects include abdominal pain or cramps, blurred vision, dizziness, easy bruising or bleeding, itching, muscle pain or cramps, rash, and yellowing of the skin or eyes.

Inflammation of the muscles caused by statins can lead to a serious breakdown of muscle cells called rhabdomyolysis. Rhabdomyolysis causes the release of muscle protein (myoglobin) into the blood. Myoglobin can cause kidney failure and even death. When used alone, statins cause rhabdomyolysis in less than one percent of patients. To prevent the development of rhabdomyolysis, patients taking fluvastatin should contact their health care professional immediately if they develop unexplained muscle pain, weakness, or muscle tenderness.

Statins may cause liver damage although serious liver damage is rare. Blood liver tests should be performed at the beginning of treatment and as needed thereafter to detect liver injury.

Statins have been associated with increases in HbA1c and fasting serum glucose levels.

There are also post-marketing reports of memory loss, forgetfulness, amnesia, confusion, and memory impairment. Symptoms may start one day to years after starting treatment and resolve within a median of three weeks after stopping the statin.
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The IsraelPharm online pharmacy has an “ask the pharmacist” function. It always attracts a lot of attention, so we thought we would put together a list of top 10 questions that we’re asked at the online pharmacy and how our managing pharmacist Saul Kaye answers them. Ordering your prescriptions online for the first time can be daunting and many have questions about new medications. Our customers, new and returning, are reassured by Saul’s fast and personal responses. Some questions relate to the type of medication and some relate to ordering online and from Israel.

1. How safe are drugs from Israel?

Israel has a very stringent drug approval process similar to the FDA, Europe, and Australia. Drugs that have been approved for sale by the Ministry of Health are safe to use and recalls, labeling, instructions etc are rigorously monitored.

2. What is the difference between generic and Brand?

Brand medication is the first version to make it to market and is protected by patents for a number of years. When the patent ends many other manufacturers jump on board and start producing the same mediation under a new name – this is a generic. Generally generics are cheaper than brand but in Israel since the price of medications is set by the Ministry of Health per drug molecule – there is no price advantage to buying a generic.


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