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Atoclop 20 Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Atoclop 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. This medicine reduces the "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots.

Atoclop 20 Tablet 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.

Nausea, abdominal pain, headache, 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 the 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.

Side effects of Atoclop Tablet

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 Atoclop

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Atoclop Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Atoclop 20 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Atoclop Tablet works

Atoclop 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel, 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). Clopidogrel is an antiplatelet medication which 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 Atoclop 20 Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Atoclop 20 Tablet 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Atoclop 20 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Atoclop 20 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Atoclop 20 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Atoclop 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atoclop 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atoclop 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Atoclop 20 Tablet to lower your risk of heart attacks and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • 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 pain or weakness, particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Atoclop 20 Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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FAQs

Q. Can Atoclop 20 Tablet cause muscle pain?

Yes, Atoclop 20 Tablet can cause muscle pain by injuring the muscles. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you experience muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of any muscle injury caused due to Atoclop 20 Tablet.

Q. Will I need to stop Atoclop 20 Tablet before surgery or dental procedure?

Atoclop 20 Tablet may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Atoclop 20 Tablet. But, you should not stop taking Atoclop 20 Tablet on your own.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Atoclop 20 Tablet?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Atoclop 20 Tablet. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Atoclop 20 Tablet?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Atoclop 20 Tablet for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Atoclop 20 Tablet, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Can the use of Atoclop 20 Tablet increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Atoclop 20 Tablet increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Atoclop 20 Tablet?

Atoclop 20 Tablet should be avoided with several medicines as it can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Atoclop 20 Tablet before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Atoclop 20 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container 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.

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