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Livalo (pitavastatin) to Lower Cholesterol (cont.)

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How is Livalo (pitavastatin) prescribed?

  • The usual dose range of Livalo is 1 to 4 mg daily administered at any time of the day without regard to meals.
  • Therapy is usually initiated at 2 mg daily and increased after 4 weeks up to a maximum dose of 4 mg daily.
  • Doses greater than 4 mg daily are associated with severe muscle toxicity.
  • The recommended dose for individuals with moderate renal dysfunction or on dialysis is 1 to 2 mg daily.

With which drugs does Livalo (pitavastatin) interact?

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/26/2016

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