Atorvastatin + Coenzyme Q10
Information about Atorvastatin + Coenzyme Q10
Atorvastatin + coenzyme q10 uses
Atorvastatin+Coenzyme Q10 is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
How atorvastatin + coenzyme q10 works
This is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Coenzyme Q10 which treat high cholesterol. Atorvastatin 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). Coenzyme Q10 is added as correcting its deficiency helps relieve muscle pain induced by Atorvastatin.
Common side effects of atorvastatin + coenzyme q10
Nausea, Stomach pain, Constipation, Muscle pain, Headache, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood