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Rvs 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Rvs 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rvs 20mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹8.8/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Rvs Tablet

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Uses of Rvs Tablet

Rvs 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
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Rvs Tablet side effects

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Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Rvs 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. Rvs 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rvs Tablet works

Rvs 20mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Rvs Tablet

Expert advice for Rvs Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Rvs 20mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Rvs 20mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Rvs Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rvs Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rvs 20mg 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
Rvs 20mg 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
SAFE
Rvs 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Rvs 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rvs 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rvs 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rvs 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rvs 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rvs Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Rvs 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Rvs Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin

Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Rvs 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, Rvs 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.
Rvs is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Rvs better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Rvs, 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 Rvs. 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 Rvs. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Rvs as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Rvs belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Rvs 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.
Rvs 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 Rvs.
Rvs 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 Rvs.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Rvs. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Rvs as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Rvs, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Rvs.
Rvs has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Rvs.
Rvs has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Rvs.
Rvs is not a blood thinner. Rvs is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Rvs is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Rvs is not a beta blocker. Rvs is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Rvs 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.
Rvs is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Rvs is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Rvs with metformin?
Rvs 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 Rvs with ibuprofen?
Rvs 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 Rvs with milk?
No information is available for the use of Rvs with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Rvs with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Rvs 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.
Rvs 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 Rvs with amlodipine?
Rvs 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 Rvs with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Rvs 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 Rvs with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Rvs by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Rvs. 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 Rvs with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Rvs by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Rvs. 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 Rvs. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Rvs 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 Rvs has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Rvs 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.
Rvs use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Rvs is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Rvs 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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Taking Rvs with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rvs with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron
Rvs with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Rvs with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Rvs with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr
Rvs with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Althrocin, Eryster, Eryspic, Elthrocin, Etomin, Erythrocin, Erypal, Erythrokem, Agrocin, Eltocin, Eryspans
Rvs with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Rvs with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Rvs with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Rvs with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Rvs with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Itral, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Rvs with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
Rvs with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Rvs with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Rvs with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Rvs with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose
Rvs with Ezetimibe
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc
Rvs with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Rvs with Sertaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Episert, Sercos
Rvs with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Rvs with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Rvs with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Rvs with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Rvs with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud
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