Home>drugs by ailments>High cholesterol>atorvastatin + fenofibrate

Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Information about Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate Uses

Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and Heart attack.

How Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate works

Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate is a combination of two lipid-lowering medicines: Atorvastatin and fenofibrate. Atorvastatin prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while fenofibrate works by lowering the levels of triglycerides in your blood. Both raise the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).

Common side effects of Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Nausea, Stomach pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Muscle pain, Increased liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood
CONTENT DETAILS
Written By
MDS (Oral Pathology & Microbiology), BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
26 Aug 2021 | 08:51 PM (UTC)

Want to know more?

Read Our Editorial Policy

Available Medicine for Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Tonact-TGLupin Ltd
270 to ₹3992 variant(s)
FibatorSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
158 to ₹3253 variant(s)
Atorlip-FCipla Ltd
303 to ₹3332 variant(s)
Stator-FAbbott
123 to ₹2462 variant(s)
StorfibSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
125 to ₹2223 variant(s)
Lipikind-FMankind Pharma Ltd
741 variant(s)
Lipicure-TGIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
3491 variant(s)
TG GoalAbbott
67 to ₹2302 variant(s)
FibrovasMicro Labs Ltd
2071 variant(s)
Xtor-FIpca Laboratories Ltd
1901 variant(s)

Expert advice for Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Do not discontinue Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

Frequently asked questions for Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Atorvastatin + Fenofibrate

Q. Can Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate cause liver damage?

Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate contains Atorvastatin and Fenofibrate. A very rare (1 in 10000 patient) side effect of this medicine is liver damage. Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate cause muscle pain?

Yes, Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate 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 Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate. Stop smoking, as smoking increases 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. What medicines should I avoid while taking Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate?

The use of Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate along with certain medicines can cause serious problems. Consult your doctor before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine along with Atorvastatin+Fenofibrate.

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

160M+
Visitors
27M+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

Tata 1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know More About Tata 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

Tata 1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.