As far as I'm aware the only thing lovastatin can be used for is to treat high cholesterol levels.
Lovastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Lovastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL).
Lovastatin is used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors
- Lovastatin Information for Consumers
- Lovastatin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lovastatin (detailed)
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