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Mevacor is licensed to treat several conditions associated with heart disease, such as high triglycerides and high cholesterol. The medicine, which is available in tablet form, works by blocking a particular enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body. Possible side effects include constipation, gas, and diarrhea.
- Increases the liver's ability to collect and get rid of LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol")
- Increases HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol")
- Decreases triglycerides.