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Cause of mevacor allergy

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Mevacor allergy: Mevacor (Lovastatin) is a statin used to treat high cholesterol & triglyceride levels. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Generally not: Mevacor (lovastatin) or Lovastatin is a very popular cholesterol lowering medication and has been around for many years. It was previously thought to... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Muscle pain, muscle: Weakness, liver enzyme abnormalities, and potentially liver failure and massive muscle damage. Those are at least the ones you need to discuss with yo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Statin: They do the same things. Zocor (simvastatin) is more potent milligram for milligram. One is not 'better' than the other, there are reasons a doc migh... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Statins: Those drugs are all members of the statin family of drugs. Mevacor (lovastatin) and Lovastatin are the exact same drug and Lipitor and Atorvastatin ar... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Mevacor (lovastatin): Yes, Mevacor (lovastatin) requires a prescription.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
Family Medicine 22 years experience
MANY....: Statin drugs such as Mevacor (lovastatin) are way overprescribed &cause muscle weakness, cramps, and weakness, but also cause joint pain, mental slowi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
Family Medicine 22 years experience
MANY....: Statin drugs such as Mevacor (lovastatin) are way overprescribed &cause muscle weakness, cramps, and weakness, but also cause joint pain, mental slowi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Mevacor (lovastatin): FDA Pregnancy Category X (Should not be used during pregnancy)
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Very important: This group of drugs (statins) works in two ways, lowering cholesterol and decreasing arterial inflammation There are many studies that statins reduce ... Read More
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