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Precautions and Warnings With Pitavastatin

Who Should Not Take Pitavastatin?

You should not take pitavastatin if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Livalo, pitavastatin, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have active liver disease or unexplained high liver enzymes.
     
  • Are pregnant or nursing a child.
     
  • Are taking cyclosporine (see Drug Interactions With Pitavastatin).
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which pitavastatin should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific pitavastatin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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