Pitavastatin is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reducing cholesterol levels and decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke and myocardial infarction.
How should this medicine be used?
Pitavastatin is supplied by mouth as a pill. It is often taken with or without food once a day. Take pitavastatin every day at approximately the same time. Follow your medication label carefully and ask your pharmacist or doctor to explain anything you do not understand. Take the precise directed pitavastatin. Do not take or take more of it or more often than your doctor has prescribed.
Pitavastatin side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
In rare cases, pitavastatin can cause a disease that causes skeletal muscle tissue to disintegrate and can lead to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away, especially when you also have fever, unusual tiredness, and dark urine, if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness or weakness.
Common adverse effects may be:
pain in the muscle;
Arms or legs pain;
back pain; or
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