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    Livalo (Pitavastatin)

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Livalo2 mg

    Generic Equivalent of Livalo

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Pitavastatin1 mg
    Pitavastatin2 mg
    Pitavastatin4 mg


    How and Where to Buy Livalo Online?


    We carry both the brand name drug Livalo, as well as its generic equivalent here at www.CanadianPharmacyWorld.com. You will need a valid prescription to place your order. If you’d like to speak with someone about placing your order, dial 1-866-485-7979 and someone will be able to assist you. You can also check out our How To Order page.

    Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Livalo?


    Livalo is the brand name medication manufactured by Kowa Pharm in the United States. Its generic Pitavastatin is called Pivasta manufactured by Zydus in India. Our Canadian Pharmacy also carries Crestor and Lipitor.

    What Dosages and Forms is Livalo available in?


    Canadian Pharmacy World carries both Livalo and pitavastatin in our online pharmacy. We carry a 2mg Livalo dose coming from the United States and both a 2mg and 4mg dose of its generic version, pitavastatin, coming from India.

    What is Livalo used for?


    Livalo, used alongside a proper diet, reduces the levels of LDL (low-density lipoprotein) also known as the “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing the HDL (high-density lipoprotein) or “good” cholesterol. It belongs to a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors (or “statins”) and works be reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.

    What are the Possible Side Effects of Livalo?


    Before deciding if Livalo is right for you, it’s important to note that most medications will come with a few side effects. Let’s take a closer look at what you might expect.

    Here are some of the most common side effects that come with taking Livalo:
    • Mild muscle pain;
    • Pain in the arms or legs;
    • Back pain;
    • Diarrhea or constipation

    In rare cases, Livalo can cause side effects which results in a breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, and leading to kidney failure. Stop taking Livalo and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
    • Unexplained muscle pain;
    • Tenderness;
    • Weakness;
    • Fever;
    • Unusual tiredness
    • Confusion or memory problems;
    • Kidney problems;
    o Vomiting
    o Pain in the side or lower back
    o Little to no urination
    o Swelling
    o Rapid weight gain
    • Liver problems
    o Nausea
    o Upper stomach pain
    o Itching
    o Tired feeling
    o Loss of appetite
    o Dark urine
    o Clay-colored stools
    o Jaundice

    Stop taking Livalo and seek help if you have any signs of allergic reaction, which includes:
    • Hives;
    • Difficulty breathing;
    • Swelling of your lips, face, tongue, and/or throat
    • Dizziness

    Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions of Livalo?


    You should not use the Livalo if you are allergic to pitavastatin or if you:
    • Have liver disease;
    • Have abnormal liver enzyme tests;
    • Are pregnant;
    • Are nursing;
    • If you take cyclosporine

    Some people should be more cautious taking Livalo if they have certain conditions. Be sure to talk with your doctor if you have any of the following:
    • Kidney disease;
    • Diabetes;
    • History of liver disease;
    • Thyroid disorder;
    • If you drink more than 2 alcoholic beverages daily

    Livalo does have a number of drug interactions to consider before taking this medication. The most notable interactions include:
    • Colchicine;
    • Gemfibrozil;
    • Fenofibrate;
    • Medicines with niacin
    o Advicor
    o Niaspan
    o Niacor
    o Simcor
    o Slo-Niacin, etc.

    Livalo Storage and Safety Information


    Store Livalo at room temperature away from extreme heat, light, and moisture.

    Limit the amount of alcohol you consume while on Livalo. Daily alcohol use will put pressure on the liver and can raise triglyceride levels which may increase your risk of developing more serious liver problems when combined with Livalo.

    You should not take Livalo if you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant as it may harm the unborn baby. Do not take Livalo if you are planning to breastfeed your infant, as it may pass into breastmilk and cause harm to the baby.
    Do not give to anyone under the age of 18 without medical advice.

    Seek emergency help or call Poison Control at 1-800-463-5060 immediately if you suspect an overdose.

    Keep out of the reach of children.

    Reference Links


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    Prescriptions dispensed from Canada are dispensed by: Candrug Pharmacy, ID#18985 604-543-8711. Pharmacy Manager: Mohammed Hassan. Pharmacy Address: Unit #202A, 8322-130th Street, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada V3W 8J9.
    This pharmacy is duly licensed in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the College of Pharmacists of BC. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the college at: 200-1765 West 8th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 5C6 Canada.
    In addition to dispensing from our affiliated Canadian dispensing pharmacy, we also dispense your medications from international fulfillment centers that are approved by the regulatory bodies from their respective countries. Canadianpharmacyworld.com dispenses medications from fulfillment centers around the world including and not limited to Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Turkey, Mauritius, India, and United Kingdom.