As a type of statin drug, Lescol® (fluvastatin sodium) is effective at helping people manage cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It comes in capsule form and is usually taken once a day in the evening, although some people may need to take it twice a day. Although there are no specific dietary restrictions for this medicine, you should follow a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet as part of your overall treatment plan.
Prior to beginning treatment with this medication, review the safety information on Lescol with your healthcare provider. This includes possible side effects, drug interactions, and precautions you may need to take during treatment.
(Click Lescol to learn more about this medication, including how it works, whether it is available in generic form, and what to do in cases in overdose.)