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Atrokop 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Atrokop 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Atrokop 20mg Tablet

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₹9.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Atrokop Tablet

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Uses of Atrokop Tablet

Atrokop 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
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Atrokop Tablet side effects

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Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Atrokop 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. Atrokop 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atrokop Tablet works

Atrokop 20mg 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 Atrokop Tablet

Expert advice for Atrokop Tablet

  • Atrokop 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.
  • Atrokop prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years.
  • In general, Atrokop 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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Atrokop Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Atrokop Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Atrokop 20mg 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
Atrokop 20mg 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
Atrokop 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Atrokop 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atrokop 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Atrokop 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atrokop 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atrokop 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Atrokop Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Atrokop 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

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