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Lescol XL (Fluvastatin Sodium XL)and/or alternatives
Lescol XL 80mg from $1.99 USD/tabletLescol XL 80mg
Manufactured by: Novartis
Product of Australia. Shipped from AustraliaRxPrescription Required
Fluvastatin Sodium XL 80mg from $1.51 USD/tabletFluvastatin Sodium XL 80mg
Generic Alternative to Lescol XL
Manufactured by: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer
Product of United Kingdom. Shipped from United KingdomRxPrescription Required
Lescol XL (Fluvastatin sodium XL) is a prescription medication used to lower levels of fats in the blood, particularly “bad” or LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.
Please note that the following information is incomplete. Speak to your doctor or refer to the patient information leaflet for a complete list of side effects and safety information.
About Lescol XL
The active ingredient in Lescol XL is Fluvastatin sodium that is part of group of medicines called statins, which lower lipids in adult patients with conditions that cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. Lescol XL is not intended for patients under nine years old.
Important Safety Information
Lescol XL is not suitable for all populations. Do not take Lescol XL if you are allergic to any ingredients in this medicine, if you currently have liver problems, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Before taking Lescol XL, tell your doctor if you have or have had any of the following health conditions:
- Liver, kidney, or thyroid disease
- Family history of muscle disease
- Muscle problems with lipid-lowering medicine
- Serious infection
- Very low blood pressure
- Controlled or uncontrolled excessive muscle exercise
- Severe metabolic, endocrine or electrolyte disorder
Tell your doctor about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and controlled substances—especially fusidic acid (within the past seven days), Ciclosporin, fibrates, nicotinic acid or bile acid sequestrants, Fluconazole, Rifampicin, Phenytoin, oral anticoagulants, like warfarin, Glibenclamide, and Colchicines.
Keep out of reach from children and pets.
How to Take Lescol XL
Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Possible Side Effects of Lescol XL
According to the official product literature, the most common side effects of Lescol XL are:
- difficulty sleeping
- stomach discomfort
- abdominal pain
- abnormal blood test values for muscle and liver
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have the comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo comparative testing to ensure that they are the same as their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain comparable active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must be comparable in strength and dosage to the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically comparable. They may look different, and be called something different, but they are required to be have the same active ingredient.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
The two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.