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Avas CV 20 Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Avas CV 20 Capsule is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. This medicine reduces the "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots. This medicine should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better. It may change liver function and blood sugar levels, so monitor them properly. This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling). Stomach pain and constipation are some other common side effects associated with this medicine.

Avas CV Capsule side effects

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

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

How Avas CV Capsule works

Avas 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.

Avas CV Capsule related warnings

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

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Actually he was affected heart attack on 24th Nov 2016 and further he hospitalized for 20 days. But due to heart attack he has clotting problem in mind. Tab acitrom 1 mg is continue. Now i want to know any more treatment
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
atorvas 20 mg daily
In heart attack problem can I use ecosprin-ZWNvc3ByaW4=">ECOSPRIN GOLD (CAP) which contain Asprin 75 mg; Atorvatatin: 20 mg; Clopidogrel as first aid and as a emergency serviceIn heart attack problem can I use ECOSPRIN GOLD (CAP) 4. which is contain Asprin 75 mg; Atorvatatin: 20 mg; Clopidogrel ,as first aid and as a emergency service.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
First aid only aspirin preferably non enteric coated like disprin not ecosprin
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FAQs

Q. Can Avas CV cause muscle pain?

Yes, Avas 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 Avas CV.

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

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

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

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Avas 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 Avas CV?

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

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

Yes, Avas 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 Avas CV?

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

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Avas 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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References
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