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Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet

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Alcohol
Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Metorva Tablet

Uses of Metorva Tablet

Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diabetes with high cholesterol.

Metorva Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Metorva are Nausea, Taste change, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain, Increased liver enzymes.

How to use Metorva 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. Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Metorva Tablet works

Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and metformin which treat diabetes associated with high blood cholesterol levels. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL). Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin.
In Depth Information on Metorva Tablet

Metorva Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Metorva Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Metorva 10mg/500mg 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
Metorva 10mg/500mg 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
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Metorva 10mg/500mg Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

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Substitutes for Metorva

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