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Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
53.44
₹5.34/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ator-UP Tablet

Uses of Ator-UP Tablet

Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Ator-UP Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ator-UP are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Ator-UP 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. Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ator-UP Tablet works

Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Ator-UP Tablet

Expert advice for Ator-UP Tablet

  • Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
  • Inform your doctor  if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes.  If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly  as Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
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Ator-UP Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ator-UP Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Ator-UP Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ator-UP 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ator-UP Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Q. Is Ator-up used for lowering cholesterol?
Ator-up belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. It is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed. If you are at an increased risk of heart disease, Ator-up can also be used to reduce such risk even if your cholesterol levels are normal. You should maintain a standard cholesterol-lowering diet during treatment.
Q. Is Ator-up diuretic?
Ator-up is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Ator-up better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Ator-up, simvastatin, and pravastatin belong to the same category of medications with similar action and similar side effects, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can the use of Ator-up cause diabetes?
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Ator-up. However, it may increase your blood sugar levels. So, it is very important that you monitor your blood sugar levels regularly if you are taking Ator-up. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Ator-up as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can Ator-up lower the level of triglycerides?
Ator-up belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Ator-up is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed.
Q. Does Ator-up cause weight loss?
Ator-up has not been reported to cause weight loss. However, weight gain has been reported as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while you are taking Ator-up.
Q. Does Ator-up cause erectile dysfunction?
Ator-up can cause erectile dysfunction although this side effect is not very clear. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction while you are taking Ator-up.
Q. Does Ator-up cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Ator-up. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Ator-up as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Does Ator-up cause memory loss?
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Ator-up, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Ator-up.
Q. Does Ator-up cause frequent urination?
Ator-up has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Ator-up.
Q. Does Ator-up cause high blood pressure?
Ator-up has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Ator-up.
Q. Is Ator-up a blood thinner?
Ator-up is not a blood thinner. Ator-up is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Ator-up safe to take?
Ator-up is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Ator-up a beta blocker?
Ator-up is not a beta blocker. Ator-up is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Ator-up a controlled substance?
Ator-up is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA). Controlled substances are drugs that are strictly regulated to reduce the risk of abuse and illegal distribution. To determine the level of restriction placed on a particular controlled substance, five different categories (or "Schedules") are used. A controlled substance will belong to Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V, with Schedule V being the least restricted.
Q. Is Ator-up an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Ator-up is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Ator-up is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with metformin?
Ator-up can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with ibuprofen?
Ator-up can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with milk?
No information is available for the use of Ator-up with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Ator-up have similar effects and they may increase the effects of each other. Fenofibrate may also increase side effects like risk for rhabdomyolysis (condition in which damaged skeletal muscle breaks down rapidly). Monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with levothyroxine?
Ator-up can be taken with levothyroxine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with amlodipine?
Ator-up can be taken with amlodipine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Ator-up by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy). So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Ator-up by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Ator-up. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ator-up with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Ator-up by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Ator-up. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Ator-up cause gas?
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Ator-up. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ator-up lower blood pressure?
Ator-up is a lipid-lowering drug used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels and for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. However, a meta-analysis of different clinical trial shows that Ator-up has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Q. Does Ator-up affect the liver?
Ator-up is associated rarely with hepatobiliary disorders. Its use is also linked with abnormal liver function test and hence a periodic test of the liver functions is recommended.
Q. Does Ator-up cause itching?
Ator-up use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ator-up thin blood?
Ator-up is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Q. What is Ator-up?
Ator-up is a lipid-lowering drug which belongs to group of medications called statins (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. It acts by blocking the enzyme HMG CoA reductase and formation of cholesterol, thus, lowering the blood lipid levels.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ator-UP with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ator-UP with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Ator-UP with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Caldip
Ator-UP with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Ator-UP with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Donogen, Gonablok
Ator-UP with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Ator-UP with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil, Entinib, Imalek, Glomatinib, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib
Ator-UP with Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amlodipine: Amom, Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod, Espin, Amcard, Esamlo, Amwa, S Amlort, Argopres
Ator-UP with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope
Ator-UP with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast
Ator-UP with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Ator-UP with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Ator-UP with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad
Ator-UP with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Ator-UP with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Ator-UP with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace
Ator-UP with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc
Ator-UP with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin
Ator-UP with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Ator-UP with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard
Ator-UP with Miconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Ator-UP with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Ator-UP with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq
Ator-UP with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Ator-UP with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo
Ator-UP with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip

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