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ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Atorva E Tablet

ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Atorva E Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Atorva E 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. ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atorva E Tablet works

ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and ezetimibe. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels. Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor which prevents absorption of cholesterol from the intestines. Together, they provide better reduction of cholesterol in your body.

Atorva E Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET. Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
ATORVA E 20 MG/10 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed ATORVA E 20 MG/10 MG TABLET for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • Take it in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Atorva E

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HDL 240 and LDL 194 cholesterol
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Take atorva 10 mg once daily for 3 monthRepeat test after that
Dear Doctor, I had a by surgery in 2013. In April I got the checkup done. All test are normal except I have slightly high BP. I have been taking these medicine on the advice of my cardiologist. CILACAR 10 MG TABLET - M/E CTD 6.25 MG TABLET - M HOPACE 5 MG Tablets - M/E ROSUVAS 10 MG TABLET - E STARPRESS-XL 50 MG TABLET - M Could you pl. suggest some cheaper alternative medicines? Thank you
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
U can go for generics
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