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GENXVAST 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR GENXVAST

Atorvastatin(5 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Genxvast 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Genxvast 5 mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
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Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
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Genxvast 5 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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Genxvast 5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Atorvastatin(5 mg)

    Uses

    Genxvast 5 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

    Genxvast 5 mg tablet block an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. As a result, it lowers the level of cholesterol in the body.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Nausea, Joint pain, Muscle pain, Allergic reaction, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Increased liver enzymes, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood

    SUBSTITUTES FOR GENXVAST

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      Rs. 4.86/tablet
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    • AZTOR 5 MG TABLET
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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 4.85/tablet
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      Rs. 48.45
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    • TONACT 5 TABLET
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      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 4.77/tablet
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      Rs. 71.50
      pay 337% more per tablet
    • ATOCOR 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 4.50/tablet
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      Rs. 44.95
      pay 312% more per tablet
    • ATORLIP 5 MG TABLET
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      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 4.30/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 42.99
      pay 294% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR GENXVAST

    • Take Atorvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Atorvastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
    • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
    • Do not take Niacin with Atorvastatin. Niacin may increase Atorvastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
    • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.

    Frequently asked questions FOR GENXVAST

    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

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    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)