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Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Marilyn B, Community Member, asks

Q: What time to take Lovastatin 20mg..

What is the best time of day to take the Lovastatin? Scrip says 1 tablet by mouth one time daily. Before food? or after eating? I understand when medications are taken is very important.

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4/17/11 12:35pm

Hi Marilyn,


Statin medications are usually to be taken before bed; however, contact your physician to determine when is appropriate for your treatment plan.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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