What If I Take an Overdose?

If you happen to overdose on lovastatin, seek immediate medical attention (see Lovastatin Overdose).

Storage Methods

Lovastatin should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your lovastatin as scheduled, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the one you forgot and take your next dose instead. Do not take a double dose.

Generic Lovastatin

Lovastatin is currently available in generic form (see Generic Mevacor for more information).

Who Makes Lovastatin?

The brand-name version of this medication (Mevacor) is made by Merck & Co., Inc. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers.

Available Strengths

Several strengths of lovastatin are available. These include:
  • Lovastatin 10 mg
  • Lovastatin 20 mg
  • Lovastatin 40 mg.
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