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Fluvastatin ER Coupon - Fluvastatin ER 80mg tablet

Generic Lescol XL

Fluvastatin ER (Lescol XL) is an expensive drug used together with a proper diet to lower high cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in the blood. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. Compare statins.
Fluvastatin ER Coupon - Fluvastatin ER 80mg tablet
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Fluvastatin ER Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check-ups. You may need regular tests to make sure your liver is working properly.

Tell your doctor or health care professional right away if you get any unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if you also have a fever and tiredness. Your doctor or health care professional may tell you to stop taking this medicine if you develop muscle problems. If your muscle problems do not go away after stopping this medicine, contact your health care professional.

This drug is only part of a total heart-health program. Your doctor or a dietician can suggest a low-cholesterol and low-fat diet to help. Avoid alcohol and smoking, and keep a proper exercise schedule.

Do not use this drug if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Serious side effects to an unborn child or to an infant are possible. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

If you are going to have surgery tell your health care professional that you are taking this drug.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Chills

diarrhea

fever

general feeling of discomfort or illness

joint pain

loss of appetite

muscle aches and pain

nausea

runny nose

shivering

sore throat

sweating

trouble sleeping

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting

Less common

Bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

cough producing mucus

dark-colored urine

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with breathing

difficulty with moving

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

fast heartbeat

frequent urge to urinate

hives

itching

lower back or side pain

muscle cramps, spasms, or stiffness

muscular pain, tenderness, wasting, or weakness

pain, swelling, or redness in the joints

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

skin rash

tightness in the chest

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Acid or sour stomach

belching

headache

heartburn

indigestion

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

Bloated or full feeling

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

passing gas

unable to sleep

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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