Zypitamag® vs. Livalo®

Are you paying too much for Livalo®?

If you are currently taking Livalo, you may be paying too much for your prescription. Pitavastatin, the active ingredient in Livalo, is now available as a pharmaceutical alternative known as Zypitamag (pitavastatin). If your insurance doesn't cover pitavastatin, Zypitamag has a lower cash price than Livalo, meaning more money stays in your pocket!

Call Marley Drug at 1-800-286-6781

Are you paying too much for Livalo?

Call Marley Drug at 1-800-286-6781

Available Nationwide!*

$1 per day*

Zypitamag price vs Livalo price

* Conditions apply. Click to learn more. This offer is not currently available in Alabama

Zypitamag price listed is the cash-price offered by Marley Drug. Livalo price is based on Average Wholesale Price minus $75.00, the cash discount which is being offered to patients through the Livalo Savings Programs. Out-of-pocket costs for Livalo may vary depending on pharmacy fees and insurance coverage.

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Zypitamag is a Pharmaceutical Alternative to Livalo

The FDA has not approved a generic version of Livalo. Zypitamag is not a generic drug but is instead considered a pharmaceutical alternative to Livalo.

Zypitamag 2 mg is the FDA approved pharmaceutical alternative of Livalo 2 mg tablet.

Zypitamag 4 mg is the FDA approved pharmaceutical alternative of Livalo 4 mg tablet.

Zypitamag CANNOT be substituted for a prescription (or refill) written for Livalo without a new prescription from your healthcare provider.

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Zypitamag Cash Price only $1 per day*

It is Medicure's goal to assist in reducing your out-of-pocket cost and increasing the accessibility of pitavastatin to patients in the U.S.

As a result, Medicure has reduced Zypitamag's cash price to only $1 per day*. This benefit is available to ALL patients and ONLY through Marley Drug.

We hope this will allow ALL patients who would benefit from pitavastatin to be able to access it.

Have questions?

Call Marley Drug at 1-800-286-6781

Speak to your provider to see if Zypitamag is an appropriate alternative for you.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for ZYPITAMAG® (pitavastatin) tablets

Who should NOT take ZYPITAMAG?

ZYPITAMAG is not right for everyone. Do not take ZYPITAMAG if:

  • You have a known allergy to ZYPITAMAG or any of its ingredients.
  • You have active liver problems, including some abnormal liver test results.
  • You are nursing, pregnant or may become pregnant, as it may harm the baby.
  • You are currently taking cyclosporine or gemfibrozil.

What is the most important information I should know and talk to my doctor about?

  • Call your healthcare provider or get help right away if you experience any symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as rash, itching, or hives.
  • Muscle problems may be an early sign of rare, serious conditions. Tell your doctor right away if you have any unexplained muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever, or if these muscle signs or symptoms persist after discontinuing ZYPITAMAG.
  • Serious liver problems have been reported rarely in patients taking statins, including pitavastatin. Your doctor should do liver tests before you start, and if you have symptoms of liver problems while you are taking ZYPITAMAG. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you feel more tired than usual, have a loss of appetite, upper belly pain, dark-colored urine, or yellowing of the skin or eyes.
  • Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications you take including nonprescription medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.
  • Increases in blood sugar levels have been reported with statins, including pitavastatin.
  • Tell your doctor about your alcohol use.
  • Tell your healthcare provider of a known or suspected pregnancy.

What are the most common side effects of ZYPITAMAG?

The most common side effects of ZYPITAMAG in clinical studies were:

  • Back pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Pain in the legs or arms

This is not a complete list of side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider for more information.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of all drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store and take ZYPITAMAG?

  • Store ZYPITAMAG tablets at room temperature, in a dry place, and out of the reach of children.
  • Take ZYPITAMAG orally once daily with or without food at the same time each day.
  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not split, crush, dissolve, or chew.
  • The maximum recommended dosage is ZYPITAMAG 4 mg once daily.
  • If you take too much ZYPITAMAG or you or someone else takes an overdose, call your doctor and/or local Poison Control Center.

Other important information I should know about ZYPITAMAG.

  • ZYPITAMAG has not been studied to evaluate its effect on reducing heart-related disease or death.
  • ZYPITAMAG is available by prescription only.

For additional information, please see the full Prescribing Information.

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