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Remetor CV 20 Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Remetor CV 20 Capsule is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. This medicine reduces the "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots. This medicine should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better. It may change liver function and blood sugar levels, so monitor them properly. This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling). Stomach pain and constipation are some other common side effects associated with this medicine.

Remetor CV Capsule side effects

Common
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Remetor CV Capsule

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. Remetor CV 20 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Remetor CV Capsule works

Remetor CV 20 Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Clopidogrel is an antiplatelet medication which prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Remetor CV Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Remetor CV 20 Capsule.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Remetor CV 20 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Remetor CV 20 Capsule 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
Remetor CV 20 Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Remetor CV 20 Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Remetor CV 20 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Remetor CV 20 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Remetor CV 20 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Remetor CV 20 Capsule to lower your risk of heart attacks and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle pain or weakness, particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Remetor CV 20 Capsule before undergoing any surgical procedure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Remetor CV

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Actually he was affected heart attack on 24th Nov 2016 and further he hospitalized for 20 days. But due to heart attack he has clotting problem in mind. Tab acitrom 1 mg is continue. Now i want to know any more treatment
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
atorvas 20 mg daily
In heart attack problem can I use ecosprin-ZWNvc3ByaW4=">ECOSPRIN GOLD (CAP) which contain Asprin 75 mg; Atorvatatin: 20 mg; Clopidogrel as first aid and as a emergency serviceIn heart attack problem can I use ECOSPRIN GOLD (CAP) 4. which is contain Asprin 75 mg; Atorvatatin: 20 mg; Clopidogrel ,as first aid and as a emergency service.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
First aid only aspirin preferably non enteric coated like disprin not ecosprin
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FAQs

Q. Can Remetor CV cause muscle pain?

Yes, Remetor CV can cause muscle pain by injuring the muscles. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you experience muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of any muscle injury caused due to Remetor CV.

Q. Will I need to stop Remetor CV before surgery or dental procedure?

Remetor CV may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Remetor CV. But, you should not stop taking Remetor CV on your own.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Remetor CV?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Remetor CV. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Remetor CV?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Remetor CV for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Remetor CV, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Can the use of Remetor CV increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Remetor CV increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Remetor CV?

Remetor CV should be avoided with several medicines as it can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Remetor CV before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Remetor CV?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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