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AVAS 80 MG TABLET

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Composition for AVAS

Atorvastatin(80 mg)

food interaction for AVAS

alcohol interaction for AVAS

pregnancy interaction for AVAS

lactation interaction for AVAS

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Avas 80 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Avas 80 mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
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Taking Atorvastation with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
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Avas 80 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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Avas 80 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for AVAS

Atorvastatin(80 mg)

Uses

Avas 80 mg tablet 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

Avas 80 mg tablet 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

SUBSTITUTES for AVAS

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  • STORVAS 80MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 32.15/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 321.50
    pay 2% more per tablet
  • ATORVA 80MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 44.62/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 446.20
    pay 41% more per tablet
  • TONACT 80 TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 30.05/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 300.50
    save 5% more per tablet
  • AZTOR 80 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 32.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 321
    pay 1% more per tablet
  • ATORLIP 80 MG TABLET
    (7 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 27.79/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 194.50
    save 12% more per tablet

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Expert advice for AVAS

  • Consult your doctor if you feel sudden muscle pain, weakness or fever
  • Consult your doctor if you notice dark colored urine or yellowing of eyes or skin
  • Avoid intake of excess fat containing food, it may reduce the effectiveness of atorvastatin.
  • Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice, it may interact and lead to potentially dangerous effect.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have had a previous stroke with bleeding into the brain
  • Consult your doctor  if you have kidney problems, under-active thyroid gland (hypothyroidism),  a personal or family history of muscle problems

Frequently asked questions for AVAS

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 08 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)