Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule

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Introduction

Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels in the body. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots.

Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Abdominal pain, indigestion, and constipation are some common side effects of this medicine.This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g., football, wrestling). Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin, muscle pain or dark urine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or you are suffering from bleeding disorder. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Atchol-ASP Capsule

  • Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Benefits of Atchol-ASP Capsule

In Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to prevent heart attack. It contains Atorvastatin that works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. High levels of cholesterol can cause your blood vessels to narrow (atherosclerosis). Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and stroke and helps you remain healthier for longer.

Besides, it also contains a blood thinner, Aspirin, that prevents the formation of blood clots and also prevents the existing ones from growing bigger in size. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.

Side effects of Atchol-ASP Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Atchol-ASP

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
  • Reye's syndrome like symptoms

How to use Atchol-ASP Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Atchol-ASP Capsule works

Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Aspirin, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Atchol-ASP Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Fact Box

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Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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My total cholesterol serum 130 VLDL 27.20 (H) LDL 37.50(L) Already taking Atchol 20(Atorvastatin Tab)
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FAQs

Q. Can Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule affect the liver?

Yes, Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule may cause liver damage and should be used with caution in patients who consume substantial quantities of alcohol or have a past history of liver disease.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule cause muscle pain?

Yes, Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.

Q. Will I need to stop Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule before surgery or dental procedure?

Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule. You should not stop taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule on your own.

Q. What are the lifestyle changes one should adopt while taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule. Avoid smoking as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule for reducing pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Which medicines should I avoid while taking Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule?

Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Atchol Asp 10mg/150mg Capsule before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

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Mercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India.
Country of Origin: India

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23.52
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10 capsules in 1 strip
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