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Atormac CV 20 Capsule


Overview

Uses of Atormac CV Capsule

Atormac CV 20 Capsule is used for prevention of heart attack and stroke.

Atormac CV Capsule side effects

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

How to use Atormac CV Capsule

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. Atormac CV 20 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atormac CV Capsule works

Atormac CV 20 Capsule 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.

Atormac CV Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Atormac CV 20 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Atormac CV 20 Capsule 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
Atormac CV 20 Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Atormac CV 20 Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Atormac CV 20 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atormac CV 20 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atormac CV 20 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Atormac CV 20 Capsule 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 Atormac CV 20 Capsule before undergoing any surgical procedure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Atormac CV

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Can Atormac CV cause muscle pain?

Yes, Atormac CV 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 Atormac CV.

Q. Will I need to stop Atormac CV before surgery or dental procedure?

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

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Atormac CV?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Atormac CV. 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 Atormac CV?

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

Q. Can the use of Atormac CV increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Atormac CV 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 Atormac CV?

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

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Atormac CV?

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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
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