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Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is not a disease but a metabolism derangement that...
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Advicor vs Lovastatin

Advicor
VS.
Lovastatin
Other name: Mevacor Mevacor
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
for High Cholesterol
3.8
Helpfulness
for High Cholesterol
2.9
Concern level
3.3
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Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is not a disease but a metabolism derangement that...
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Lovastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia and so preventing cardiovascular disease. Lovastatin is a naturally occurring drug found in food such as Pleurotu...
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Weight Loss
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Man Boobs
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Itching
6
Tiredness
5
Burning
4
Numbness
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Tumor
4
Headaches
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Joint Pain
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Leg Pain
3
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Muscle Pain
9
Weight Loss
4
Tiredness
4
Headaches
3
Muscle Problems
3
Weight Gain
3
Allergies
3
Depression
3
Rhabdomyolysis
2
Leg Pain
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About Advicor
Lovastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia and so preventing cardiovascular disease. Lovastatin is a naturally occurring drug found in food such as Pleurotu...
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Lovastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia and so preventing cardiovascular disease. Lovastatin is a naturally occurring drug found in food such as Pleurotu...
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with someone who began taking Advicor about six months ago....
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" ...work with someone who began taking Advicor about six months ago. Advicor is a combination of niacin and Lovastatin. So far, he has not had any problems, apart from some occassional... "

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een taking Advicor(40mg lovastatin) for a year and 3 mo...
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" ...different nights.I quit taking Zetia for 2 weeks and the pain diminished by 70%.I am apprehensive about restarting Zetia.Prior to the Zetia I have been taking Advicor(40mg lovastatin) for a year... "

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have been taking Advicor(40mg lovastatin) for a year an...
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" After taking Zetia for 2 months I ...different nights.I quit taking Zetia for 2 weeks and the pain diminished by 70%.I am ...the Zetia I have been taking Advicor(40mg lovastatin) for a year and 3... "

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een taking Advicor(40mg lovastatin) for a year and 3 mo...
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" ...different nights.I quit taking Zetia for 2 weeks and the pain diminished by 70%.I am apprehensive about restarting Zetia.Prior to the Zetia I have been taking Advicor(40mg lovastatin) for a year... "

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Advicor for a while (a mix of lovastatin and a buttload...
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" I took Advicor for a while (a mix of lovastatin and a buttload of niacin). It worked. Then I found triathlon, ...still good. Had wicked bad \"flushing\" from the niacin, but not probs with... "

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D??? Lovastatin and niacin Brand names: Advicor. Lovas...
" Hey T~ What's Nitro-Tech RTD??? Lovastatin and niacin Brand names: Advicor. Lovastatin blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body. Niacin,... "

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is a combination of lovastatin and niacin. Most likely,...
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" Advicor is a combination of lovastatin and niacin. Most likely, what ...be minimized by taking this medication with food. Taking it with an aspirin will also... "

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cognitive decline. Advicor is part statin (lovastatin, aka...
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" ...Lipitor) can cause cognitive decline. Advicor is part statin (lovastatin, aka... "

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is a combination of lovastatin and niacin. Lovastatin...
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" Hello. Advicor is a combination of lovastatin and niacin. Lovastatin blocks production ...nicotinic acid and it belongs to B group vitamins. Advicor can show many side effects. Muscle spasm is just... "

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cholesterol drug called Advicor, which is a combination of...
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" ...a co-worker of mine was just recently put on a cholesterol drug called Advicor, which is a combination of Lovastatin and niacin. Possibly the risk involved would not be as significant if both... "

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