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Livalo Dosage

Generic name: pitavastatin calcium 1.045mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Drug class: Statins

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 1, 2022.

Important Dosage and Administration Information

  • Take LIVALO orally once daily with or without food at the same time each day.
  • For patients that require a high-intensity statin or are unable to achieve their LDL-C goal receiving LIVALO 4 mg daily, prescribe alternative LDL-C-lowering treatment.
  • Assess LDL-C when clinically appropriate, as early as 4 weeks after initiating LIVALO, and adjust the dosage if necessary.

Recommended Dosage for Adults and Pediatric Patients Aged 8 Years and Older

  • The recommended dosage range of LIVALO is 2 mg to 4 mg daily.
  • The maximum recommended dosage is LIVALO 4 mg once daily .

Recommended Dosage in Patients with Renal Impairment

  • The recommended starting dosage for patients with moderate and severe renal impairment (estimated glomerular filtration rate 30 – 59 mL/minute/1.73 m2 and 15 – 29 mL/minute/1.73 m2, respectively) and patients with end-stage renal disease receiving hemodialysis is LIVALO 1 mg once daily. The maximum recommended dose for these patients is LIVALO 2 mg once daily [see Use in Specific Populations (8.5)].
  • There are no dosage adjustment recommendations for patients with mild renal impairment.

Dosage Modifications Due to Drug Interactions

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