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Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet

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MRP
150
₹5/Tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Atorcia CP Tablet

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Uses of Atorcia CP Tablet

Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
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Atorcia CP 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 Atorcia CP 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. Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atorcia CP Tablet works

Atorcia CP 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 Atorcia CP Tablet

Expert advice for Atorcia CP Tablet

  • Atorcia cp 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.
  • Atorcia cp prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • In general, Atorcia cp 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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Atorcia CP Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Atorcia CP Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Atorcia CP 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
Atorcia CP 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
Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atorcia CP 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Atorcia CP Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

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