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Ctor 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Ctor 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ctor 10mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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MRP
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₹9.03/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ctor Tablet

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Uses of Ctor Tablet

Ctor 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
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Ctor 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 Ctor 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. Ctor 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ctor Tablet works

Ctor 10mg 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 Ctor Tablet

Expert advice for Ctor Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Ctor 10mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Ctor 10mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Ctor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ctor Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Ctor 10mg 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
Ctor 10mg 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
Ctor 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Ctor 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ctor 10mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ctor 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ctor 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ctor 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Ctor Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ctor 10mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ctor 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.
Ctor 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, Ctor 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.
Ctor is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Ctor better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Ctor, 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 Ctor. 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 Ctor. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Ctor as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Ctor belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Ctor 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.
Ctor 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 Ctor.
Ctor 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 Ctor.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Ctor. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Ctor as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Ctor, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Ctor.
Ctor has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Ctor.
Ctor has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Ctor.
Ctor is not a blood thinner. Ctor is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Ctor is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Ctor is not a beta blocker. Ctor is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Ctor 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.
Ctor is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Ctor is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Ctor with metformin?
Ctor 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 Ctor with ibuprofen?
Ctor 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 Ctor with milk?
No information is available for the use of Ctor with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Ctor with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Ctor 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.
Ctor 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 Ctor with amlodipine?
Ctor 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 Ctor with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Ctor 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 Ctor with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Ctor by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Ctor. 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 Ctor with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Ctor by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Ctor. 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 Ctor. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Ctor 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 Ctor has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Ctor 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.
Ctor use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Ctor is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Ctor 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.

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Taking Ctor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ctor with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron
Ctor with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose
Ctor with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Ctor with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Ctor with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Oncyclo, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Ctor with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid
Ctor with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Ctor with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Ctor with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Ctor with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Ctor with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Ctor with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr
Ctor with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Ctor with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Ctor with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Althrocin, Eryster, Eryspic, Elthrocin, Etomin, Erythrocin, Erypal, Erythrokem, Agrocin, Eltocin, Eryspans, Elucin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Ctor with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Ctor with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Ctor with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Ctor with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Ctor with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Ctor with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Ctor with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
Ctor with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
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