Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel1 and Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel2, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Clopidogrel is an antiplatelet medication which prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.
Yes, Levitor CV 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 Levitor CV.
Q. Will I need to stop Levitor CV before surgery or dental procedure?
Levitor CV may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Levitor CV. But, you should not stop taking Levitor CV on your own.
Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Levitor CV?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Levitor CV. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers 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. Which painkiller is safe while taking Levitor CV?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Levitor CV for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Levitor CV, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Levitor CV increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Levitor CV increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Levitor CV?
Levitor CV should be avoided with several medicines as it can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Levitor CV before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Levitor CV?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.