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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mevacor (lovastatin): Yes, Mevacor (lovastatin) requires a prescription.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: you need a prescription.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mevacor (lovastatin): Hypersensitivity to any component of med. Active liver disease or unexplained persistent elevations of serum transaminases . Concomitant administratio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mevacor (lovastatin): Mevacor (lovastatin) = Lovastatin
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mevacor (lovastatin): FDA Pregnancy Category X (Should not be used during pregnancy)
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
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
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