All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Description - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Instructions - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Lovastatin should not be used in the patients with liver injury. Frequent monitoring of liver function is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the severity of the liver injury. Discontinue the treatment if symptoms worsen.
Any symptoms of muscle pain, tenderness or weakness should be reported to the doctor. Inform the doctor if you have any history of muscle disorder.
Before taking this medicine, inform the doctor if you are a diabetic patient. Close monitoring of blood glucose is necessary and appropriate diet should be maintained.
Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended when the patient is on Lovastatin. Any symptoms of tenderness, weakness, dark colored urine should be reported to the doctor. Frequent monitoring of kidney function is necessary.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.