Pritorva 10mg Tablet

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Primus Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Pritorva 10mg Tablet

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₹6.5/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Pritorva Tablet

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Uses of Pritorva Tablet

Pritorva 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol, increased triglycerides and increased LDL levels.
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Side effects of Pritorva Tablet

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Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Allergic reaction, Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Pritorva 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pritorva 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pritorva Tablet works

Pritorva 10mg tablet is a cholesterol-lowering medicine (statins). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Pritorva Tablet

Expert advice for Pritorva Tablet

  • Can be taken at any time of the day.
  • Decreases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increases good cholesterol levels.
  • Avoid taking more than 2 glasses of alcohol a day as it may increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Avoid antacids for at least 2 hours before and after taking Pritorva.
  • Inform your doctor if you have sudden muscle pain, fever, weakness, dark urine or yellow colour in your eyes or skin.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pritorva 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Pritorva 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.
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Lactation
Pritorva 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
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Pritorva 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
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Pritorva 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pritorva 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
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Pritorva 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pritorva 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pritorva 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pritorva 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Atorvastatin

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