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ATORFIT CV 40 MG/75 MG TABLET

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Composition for ATORFIT CV

Atorvastatin(40 mg),Clopidogrel(75 mg)

food interaction for ATORFIT CV

alcohol interaction for ATORFIT CV

pregnancy interaction for ATORFIT CV

lactation interaction for ATORFIT CV

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alcohol
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Avoid Atorfit cv 40 mg/75 mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
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Taking Atorvastation with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
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Atorfit cv 40 mg/75 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.
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Atorfit cv 40 mg/75 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for ATORFIT CV

Atorvastatin(40 mg)

Uses

Atorvastatin is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased LDL levels in blood.

How it works

Atorvastatin blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Joint pain, Memory impairment, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Fever, Heartburn, Indigestion, Muscle pain, Nausea, Weakness
Clopidogrel(75 mg)

Uses

Clopidogrel is used in the treatment of heart attack.

How it works

Clopidogrel prevents platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Acne-like rash, Joint pain, Chest pain, Depression, Dizziness, Easy bruise, Headache, Influenza like syndrome, Running nose, Upper respiratory tract infection, Urinary tract infection

Common Dosage for ATORFIT CV 40 MG/75 MG TABLET

Patients taking ATORFIT CV 40 MG/75 MG TABLET

  • 92%
    Once A Day
  • 8%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for ATORFIT CV

No substitutes found

Top Cardiologists

  • Dr. Balbir Singh
    MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship, Fellowship
    4.8
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    MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
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    MBBS, MD, DNB, DM, Fellowship, Fellowship
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Expert advice for ATORFIT CV

  • Take Atorvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Atorvastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Do not take Niacin with Atorvastatin. Niacin may increase Atorvastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.

Frequently asked questions for ATORFIT CV

Atorvastatin

Q.What is tonact tg/ tonact 10/ tonact 40/ tonact 20/ storvas 10/ storvas 20/ lipikind/ atorlip/ atorlip-20?
Atorvastatin (also available as tonact tg/ tonact 10/ tonact 40/ tonact 20/ storvas 10/ storvas 20/ lipikind/ atorlip/ atorlip-20) belong 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.

Q.Is atorvastatin same as simvastatin/ pravastatin?
Atorvastatin and simvastatin/ pravastatin belong to same class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (or statins) with similar action but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is atorvastatin diuretic/ beta blocker/ ace inhibitor?
No. Atorvastatin belongs to class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor or statins

Q.It atorvastatin gluten free?
Yes. It is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is it a blood thinner?
No. it is a lipid lowering drug

Q.Is atorvastatin better than simvastatin/ pravastatin?
Atorvastatin and simvastatin/ pravastatin belong to same category of medications with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.

Clopidogrel

Q.What is Deplatt CV 20?
Deplatt CV 20 is a combination of clopidogrel 75 mg, atorvastatin 10 mg and aspirin 75 mg

Q.Is clopidogrel a narcotic/ controlled substance?
No. Clopidogrel is not narcotic/ controlled substance.

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)