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ATORSAVE D 40MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ATORSAVE D

Atorvastatin(40mg),Vitamin D3(1000IU)

food interaction for ATORSAVE D

alcohol interaction for ATORSAVE D

pregnancy interaction for ATORSAVE D

lactation interaction for ATORSAVE D

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Atorsave d 40mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
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Atorsave d 40mg 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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Atorsave d 40mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR ATORSAVE D

Atorvastatin(40mg)

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, Nasopharyngitis, Limb pain, Urinary tract infection, Diarrhoea
Vitamin D3(1000IU)

Uses

Vitamin D3 is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Vitamin D3 provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Excessive thirst, Muscle weakness, Constipation, Increased calcium in urine, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Sickness, Increased calcium level in blood, Confusion, Drowsiness

COMMON DOSAGE FOR ATORSAVE D 40MG TABLET

Patients taking ATORSAVE D 40MG TABLET

  • 89%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR ATORSAVE D

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Expert advice FOR ATORSAVE D

  • 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 ATORSAVE D

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)