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Composition for STORVAS

Atorvastatin(40 mg)

food interaction for STORVAS

alcohol interaction for STORVAS

pregnancy interaction for STORVAS

lactation interaction for STORVAS

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Storvas 40mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Storvas 40mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
Taking Atorvastation with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Storvas 40mg tablet is highly unsafe in women who are or may become pregnant.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus and should not be given under any circumstances. Please consult your doctor.
Storvas 40mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Atorvastatin(40 mg)


Storvas 40mg tablet 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

Storvas 40mg tablet 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

Joint pain, Memory impairment, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Fever, Heartburn, Indigestion, Muscle pain, Nausea, Weakness

Common Dosage for STORVAS 40MG TABLET

Patients taking STORVAS 40MG TABLET

  • 95%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Thrice A week


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Expert advice for STORVAS

  • 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 for STORVAS


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 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 16 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)