Livalo (Pitavastatin)

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: February 11, 2022

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Livalo (Pitavastatin) online?

Livalo (Pitavastatin) can be ordered online through or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Livalo (Pitavastatin) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90-days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your doctor.

Is it safe to order Livalo (Pitavastatin) from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Livalo Cost

How much does Livalo (Pitavastatin) cost?

Livalo 2mg – 30 Tablets 

  • Average US retail price – $378.00
  • Our price – $60.00

Below shows the price comparison of brand Livalo 2mg tablets at a quantity of 30 tablets between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

Livalo price is lower at our pharmacy and you save time by having it shipped right to your home.

Why is Livalo (Pitavastatin) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and some other countries are negotiated and regulated.The US is a free market economy which is why the price may differ because pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries.  

Livalo Coupon

Is there a coupon for Livalo and Pitavastatin available?

Yes, we do you have Livalo (Pitavastatin) coupon for an extra discount on your prescription. You can save $10 off your order with coupon code LIVALO10. Apply coupon at checkout for instant savings and pay less for your prescription with a minimum $50 order. This online coupon can be applied for either brand or generic Pitavastatin.

Livalo Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Livalo (Pitavastatin) available?

Livalo (Pitavastatin) is not available as a generic alternative in the United States. It is available in other countries.

How much cheaper is generic Livalo (Pitavastatin)?

Generic drugs are often much cheaper and affordable than their brand counterpart.

What is the difference between brand and generic Livalo (Pitavastatin)?

There is no difference between generic and brand Lipitor (Atorvastatin). Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

Standard shipping is free.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.
You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Livalo (Pitavastatin)

What is Livalo (Pitavastatin)?

Livalo (Pitavastatin) is prescription medication that is classified as an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor.


What is Livalo used for? 

It is indicated for the treatment of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia in those 8 years of age and up and primary hyperlipidemia and mixed dyslipidemia.

How does it work?

It reduces plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein concentrations by inhibition of HMG-CoA reductase and subsequent hepatic cholesterol biosynthesis in the liver. It also increases the number of liver LDL receptors on the cell surface which leads to increased absorption and catabolism of LDL.


How do I take Livalo?

Take Livalo by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor.

What dosages are available?

Livalo (Pitavastatin) is only available as a brand here in the U.S. as 1mg, 2mg, and 4mg tablets.

What is the recommended dosage?

Typically it is dosed 1mg once daily but take as directed by your doctor.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 4mg/day

What if I miss a dose?

Take the medication as soon as possible if you have missed a dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return back to your regular schedule. Never double the doses.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Livalo (Pitavastatin)?

An increase in HbA1C and fasting blood glucose has been reported with use.

Caution in patients with a history of liver disease or that consume large amounts of ethanol.

Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported.

Myopathy with CPK > 10 times the upper limit of normal and potentially fatal rhabdomyolysis with or without acute renal failure secondary to myoglobinuria have been reported. The risk is dose-related and risk if increased with concurrent use of fibrates, niacin (doses of 1 g+/day), erythromycin, rifampin, or colchicine.

Stopping a statin before an operation has been associated with an increased risk of cardiac mortality and morbidity.

Caution in patients 65 years of age and up.

Caution in renal dysfunction. Dose adjustment may be needed.

  • GFR > 60 mL/min/1.73m2: No dose adjustment.
  • GFR 15 to 59 mL/min/1.73m2 (not receiving hemodialysis):
    • Initial: 1 mg/daily
    • Maximum: 2 mg/daily
  • ESRD receiving hemodialysis:
    • Initial: 1 mg/daily
    • Maximum: 2 mg/daily

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Livalo (Pitavastatin)?

Some common side effects include:

  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Back pain, myalgias

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Livalo.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Avoid use with cyclosporine, fusidic acid, gemfibrozil, letermovir, red rice yeast, and voxilaprevir (Risk Category X).

This is not a full list of potential drug-drug-interactions. Speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about drug-drug-interactions.


How should this medication be stored?

Livalo should be stored between 15°C and 30°C (59° to 86° F).

Pharmacist Tips

  • If your urine appears dark brown, stop pitavastatin and speak to your doctor immediately.
  • Do not use Livalo if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
  • Avoid drinking large amounts of alcohol as it can increase your risk of liver problems.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


Livalo Coupon
Use Livalo coupon code to get $10 discount. Minimum $50 purchase required. *Coupon codes are one-time use and cannot be combined.

Livalo FAQ

Is Livalo a statin?


Is Livalo available as a generic?

No. In the U.S., Livalo is not available as a generic.

Does Livalo cause constipation?

Constipation is a listed side effect of Livalo.

Does Livalo cause muscle pain?

Muscle pain, or myalgia, is a listed side effect of Livalo.

Does Livalo cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea is a listed side effect of Livalo.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.