Are Livalo and Lipitor the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Livalo?
Common side effects of Livalo include:
- muscle pain,
- back pain,
- joint pain,
- pain in your arms and legs,
- skin rash,
- sore throat,
- stuffy or runny nose, and
- flu symptoms.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Lipitor?
Common side effects of Lipitor include:
- trouble sleeping (insomnia),
- dry mouth,
- decreased appetite,
- upset stomach,
- nausea or vomiting,
- problems urinating,
- skin rash,
- increased menstrual cramps, and
- sexual side effects including
What Is Livalo?
Livalo (pitavastatin) is a statin drug used to improve blood cholesterol levels in persons with elevated or abnormal blood cholesterol levels.
What Is Lipitor?
What Drugs Interact With Livalo?
What Drugs Interact With Lipitor?
Erythromycin (E-Mycin), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), cyclosporine (Sandimmune), indinavir (Crixivan) and ritonavir (Norvir) decrease elimination of Lipitor. Lipitor increases the effect of warfarin (Coumadin) and cholestyramine (Questran) decreases the absorption of Lipitor.
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Kowa Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Livalo Prescribing Information.
Lipitor Prescribing Information.