-Fluvastat is used as an adjunct to diet in the treatment of elevated total cholesterol and LDL-C levels in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia (Type IIa and IIb)
-Fluvastat is used to slow progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with coronary heart disease.
-Hypersensitivity to any component of this drug.
-Active liver disease or unexplained,persistent raised serum -aminotransferase concentrations.
-Pregnancy and lactation.
Nausea .dizziness, headache, vertigo, muscle cramps, myalgia, arthralgia, urticaria, hepatitis, peripheral neuropathy, and elevated transaminases and alkaline phosphatase.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
-The dose may be taken without regard to meals.
-The starting dose is 20-40 mg once daily at bedtime.
-The dosing range is 20-80 mg daily.
-The daily regimen of 80 mg should be administered in divided doses.
-Dosage adjustment may be made at intervals of 4 weeks.
Boxes of 10, 21 cap.