Atorva - 5 mg (Lipitor)
Specification
US Brand Name Lipitor
Strength 5mg
Generic Name Atorvastatin
Manufacturer Cadila
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Atorva 5 Mg

 

Atorvastatin is a generic name of Atorlip, which belongs to a family of drugs known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or ‘statins’. It helps to lower down the level of low density lipoprotein or LDL (labeled as bad cholesterol) and triglycerides in blood, while it increases the high density lipoprotein or HDL (labeled as good cholesterol). High level of LDL can cause heart attack, stroke and other heart based complications in people who have diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors. This drug is primarily prescribed for the treatment of Dyslipidemia and other cardiovascular diseases. This drug is sold under various trade names including Atorlip F by Cipla, Tonact EZ by Lupin, Atorva by Zydus Cadila and Lipvas by Cipla.

 

 

Important information about Atorvastatin

 

Atorvastatin is a comprehensive synthetic drug which works by hepatic cholesterol biosynthesis thereby reduces the level of LDL cholesterol. You should avoid the consumption of this drug if you have known allergy to it. You should not take this drug if you have following conditions: liver disease, thyroid, kidney problems, diabetes or severe bladder infection. Prohibit this drug if you are pregnant and breast feeding because it can harm your baby. Avoid or limit the alcohol consumption. Always take this drug as per your doctor’s prescription. Never alter the dosage unless your doctor advices you to do so.

Atorvastatin is available in following strength and brand names sold by numerous pharmaceutical companies- Atorva 5 mg, Lipvas 10mg, Atorlip F10+145mg, Tonact EZ 10+10mg, Tonact EZ 20+10mg, Atorva 80 mg, Lipvas 20 mg, Lipvas 40 mg.

 

 

Dosage information

 

Swallow the tablet as a whole, do not crush or chew it as excessive medicine in your body can cause harmful effects. Take this drug exactly as directed by your doctor or physician. This drug can be combined with well balanced calorie controlled diet that consists of rich fruits and vegetables. Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor permission because it may leads to serious conditions.

 

 

What if you miss a dose

 

 If you forget to take the dose, take it as soon as you remember, but if scheduled dose time is close, then skip the missed one. Do not consume the double dose in order to compensate the missed one.    

 

 

What if you overdose

 

In case of overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest healthcare centre. 

 

 

Things to avoid

 

One should not exceed the limit of the dosage as it may result into serious health issues. Avoid the consumption of alcohol, avoid high fat diet and do not give this medicine to anyone else without your doctor permission. This medicine could effect on your mental ability. Avoid the work which involves high mental awareness and reflexes such as driving.

 

 

Side Effects

 

Some of the serious side effects are nausea, vomiting, kidney failure, liver failure, abdominal pain, fatigue & dizziness, diarrhea, constipation, muscle aches, weight loss, mood changes, or headaches.  Reach you doctor immediately if you may experience any of these side effects.

 

 

Drug interaction

 

Many other drugs may interact with Atorvastatin and increase the risk of serious muscle pain. It is extremely necessary to consult your doctor if you are taking the following pills while being treated with Atorvastatin: Birth control pills, Cimetidine, Conivaptan, Imatinib, Isoniazid, Dalfopristin, Quinupristin, Rifampin, Telithromycin, Antidepressants, Heart or blood pressure medicines, Diltiazem, Gemfibrozil, Fenofibrate, HIV medicines, Spironolactone, Rosuvastatin, Lovastatin, Fluvastatin, Pravastatin, Simvastatin etc.  Never take a new medicine without the permission of your doctor.

 

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