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Atora 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Atora 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Atora 10mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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MRP
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₹5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Atora Tablet

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Uses of Atora Tablet

Atora 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
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Atora Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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

How Atora Tablet works

Atora 10mg 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 Atora Tablet

Expert advice for Atora Tablet

  • Atora lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Atora prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • In general, Atora is safe. It may cause digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • It is better to take in the evening.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
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Atora Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Atora Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Atora 10mg 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
Atora 10mg 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
Atora 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Atora 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atora 10mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Atora 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atora 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atora 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Atora Tablet?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Atora Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin

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.
Atora 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, Atora 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.
Atora is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Atora better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Atora, 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.
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Atora. 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 Atora. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Atora as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Atora belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Atora 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.
Atora 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 Atora.
Atora 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 Atora.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Atora. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Atora as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Atora, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Atora.
Atora has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Atora.
Atora has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Atora.
Atora is not a blood thinner. Atora is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Atora is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Atora is not a beta blocker. Atora is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Atora 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.
Atora is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Atora is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Atora with metformin?
Atora 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 Atora with ibuprofen?
Atora 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 Atora with milk?
No information is available for the use of Atora with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Atora with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Atora 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.
Atora 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 Atora with amlodipine?
Atora 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 Atora with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Atora 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 Atora with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Atora by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Atora. 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 Atora with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Atora by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Atora. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Atora. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Atora 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 Atora has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Atora 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.
Atora use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Atora is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Atora 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 Atora with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Atora with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron
Atora with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
Atora with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
Atora with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Atora with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Atora with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Atora with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Atora with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Atora with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Atora with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Atora with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid
Atora with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Atora with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Atora with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose
Atora with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Atora with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Atora with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr
Atora with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Atora with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard
Atora with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Atora with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Atora with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Atora with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
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