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When lowering high cholesterol levels, the best course of action is to review your current lifestyle choices such as your diet and exercise regime. By opting to exercise at least two and a half hours a week and improve consumption choices, you can lead a healthier life, and lower cholesterol levels that can result in conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease, increased risk of stroke, blood clot and heart attacks. Many people use statin medications such as Fluvastatin to help lower high LDL cholesterol levels even further than going it alone. Available in easy to take oral tablet form, Fluvastatin is prescribed firstly in person by your doctor before you're able to order online. This is to ensure you told advised the right dosage depending on the level of your condition, and how many tablets you need to take each day. When ordering online, you skip the face-to-face appointment and get your medication delivered straight to your door and very next day.
Fluvastatin is a medication under the category of 'statins' that are to lower bad cholesterol levels caused by a number of reasons including lifestyle choices or hereditary factors. It can lower the risk of heart and cardiovascular conditions, being most effective when taken over the long-term. This includes angina, stroke, heart attacks, coronary heart disease and the hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Fluvastatin is the generic medication of Lescol, also proven to lower cholesterol levels.
|Short facts about Fluvastatin|
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The quantity of Fluvastatin tablets taken each day can vary depending on how high your cholesterol levels are. Always follow doctors' instructions. When taking each tablet, they can be ingested with or without food.
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Fluvastatin works by inhibiting the enzyme that produces bad cholesterol, which is located in the liver. By reducing LDL levels, good cholesterol can flourish and you can significantly reduce risks, such as cardiovascular issues, in the future.
Fluvastatin is proven to lower cholesterol levels, however should be used in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle (diet and exercise regime) for maximum effectiveness.
There are 2 dosages you can buy at OnlineClinic; 20mg and 40mg. Many doctors will advised the lower dosages initially before increasing if needed.
Side effects of this medication are rare but can include headaches and nausea. Some may also experience stomach pain including indigestion and insomnia.
To lower harmful cholesterol levels (also known as low density lipoprotein or LDL), and promote the development of good cholesterol levels (high density lipoprotein or HDL), Fluvastatin can disrupt the production of an enzyme that creates cholesterol in the liver. With an interruption to this enzyme, it cannot produce as much HMG-CoA reductase (cholesterol) to keep the arteries free from cholesterol build-up that can cause an increased risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes.
How many tablets you take daily of Fluvastatin may vary for each individual as this depends of how mild or severe your cholesterol levels are, therefore it's essential to see the doctor before obtaining your first batch of treatment, and attend periodic reviews. In terms of taking each tablet, it is easy:
The ideal dosage for you personally will depend on the severity of your condition and your doctor will recommend after an appointment before you're able to buy treatment online. At OnlineClinic, we offer both a 20mg and 40mg dosage in a quantity of 84 tablets so you can be covered for at least month before renewal. Your doctor may recommend the lowest dose first and request a review before raising to 40mg or more if there's no effect.
As patients usually start with a low dosage of Fluvastatin, side effects are particularly uncommon. If you do experience any side effects, these tend to be manageable and no cause for concerns. If you are experiencing any side effects that have been causing you distress, contact your doctor or GP to review this statin. Side effects can include stomach pain, indigestion, nausea, headaches and trouble sleeping.
Before buying Fluvastatin, there are some precautions. These include if you are, have or have had:
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice should be avoided when taking Pravastatin, as it can interrupt the effectiveness of the statin, as should drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. It is also known that certain medications interact with Fluvastatin negatively and all medications and medical history should be disclosed to your doctor or in our online consultation before obtaining Fluvastatin.
The patient leaflet is attached at the right of this page. It is advised to thoroughly read before buying Fluvastatin tablets.
Note: Decisions about treatment are for both the prescriber and the person to jointly consider during the consultation. However, the final decision will always be the prescriber’s.