LIPIKIND-10 TABLET

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Composition

Atorvastatin(10 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Atorvastatin(10 mg)

Uses

Atorvastatin is used to treat patients with elevated cholesterol, triglyceride or lipoprotein levels in blood, and to reduce the risk of heart diseases, even when blood cholesterol is normal.

How it works

Atorvastatin blocks the action of the enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) that is required for the production of cholesterol in the body. It thus lowers the level of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides.

Common side effects

Extreme tiredness, Joint pain, Confusion and forgetfulness, Nausea, Lack of energy, Muscle pain, Fever, Indigestion, Heartburn, Diarrhea

SUBSTITUTES

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  • ATORVA 10MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    ZYDUS CADILA
    Rs. 7.07/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 70.68
    pay 223% more per tablet
  • AZTOR 10MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 6.66/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 66.58
    pay 204% more per tablet
  • TONACT-10 TABLET
    (15 tablet in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 6.57/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 98.50
    pay 200% more per tablet
  • STATOR 10MG TABLET
    (15 tablet in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 4.98/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 74.72
    pay 127% more per tablet
  • ATOCOR 10MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 7.08/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 70.75
    pay 223% more per tablet

Expert advice

  • 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

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 safe?    Atorvastatin is relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as     advised by your doctor. If you are a pregnant or lactating female, please consult your doctor   before taking the 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.


Content on this page was last updated on 29 April, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)