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This medication is typically used to decrease blood cholesterol levels. Even though you may not feel its effects, this medication takes effect after a few weeks.
This medication is typically used only once a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. It must be used regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effects. Be sure to keep an adequate supply on hand.
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember -- unless it is almost time for your next dose. In that case, skip the missed dose. Do not double the next dose to catch up. This medication may be taken with or without food.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Blood tests must be done regularly while using this medication. A blood sample will indicate whether your treatment is having the desired effect. Be sure to keep all your appointments.
Rarely, this product causes severe muscle problems. If you experience unusual muscle aches or weakness, particularly if accompanied by general discomfort or fever, contact your doctor.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:
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