Livalo Oral Tablet 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Livalo: Oral tablet (1mg)

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Livalo 1mg Tab
Eli Lilly and Co
Pill Identification: KC  |  1

What is this Medicine?

PITAVASTATIN (pit A va STAT in) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Diet and lifestyle changes are often used with this drug.

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Livalo 1mg Tablet

NDC: 000024770
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertriglyceridemia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Atherosclerosis

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Livalo 1mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_18055.JPG
Eli Lilly and Co
Pill Identification: KC  |  1
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Livalo 1mg Tablet

Immune-mediated Necrotizing Myopathy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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