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    Atorvastatin + Losartan

    Information about Atorvastatin + Losartan

    Atorvastatin + losartan uses

    Atorvastatin+Losartan is used in the treatment of high blood pressure with high cholesterol.

    How atorvastatin + losartan works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Losartan which treat high blood pressure and 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). Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels and lowering blood pressure.

    Common side effects of atorvastatin + losartan

    Nausea, Altered taste, Constipation, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Headache, Muscle pain, Weakness, Increased glucose level in blood, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), Increased potassium level in blood, Increased liver enzymes

    Available Medicine for Atorvastatin + Losartan

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    Content on this page was last updated on 26 March, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)