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Atocor 40mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Atocor 40mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 284.20
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Atocor 40 MG Description

Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S is a type of hypolipidemic medicine that are classified under the statin family of medicines, which is used to decrease cholesterol and bad cholesterol levels from the body while

increasing the good cholesterol. The generic name of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S is atorvastatin.

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ContainsAtorvastatin(40.0 Mg)
TherapyHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Atocor 40 MG

  • The uses of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S include the treatment and control of high cholesterol and triglycerides levels.
contraindications

Contraindications of Atocor 40 MG

  • Individuals allergic to this medicine or its constituents
  • Individuals with liver diseases such as hepatitis or jaundice
  • Individuals exhibiting abnormal liver tests
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women and also who are planning for pregnancy
  • Individuals on the prescription of medicines like glecaprevir or pibrentsavir for the treatment of hepatitis
sideEffects

Side effects of Atocor 40 MG

  • The common side effects of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S are nausea, constipation, diarrhoea, headache, pain in joints, abnormal liver function, throat pain and bleeding in nose
  • The severe side effects of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S are lack of appetite, allergic reactions, nightmares and inability to sleep, dizziness, numbness or tingling in the fingers, rashes and itching, feelin...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Atocor 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S during pregnancy?
A:
Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S must be avoided in case of pregnancy or if you are planning to conceive as this medicine is not considered favourable for the foetus.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S while breastfeeding?
A:
Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S should not be consumed during breastfeeding as it can cause severe harm to the infant.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S?
A:
Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S is not known to alter or affect your driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S?
A:
There is an increased risk of liver damage if alcohol is consumed along with Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S.
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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Avoid the consumption of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S in case of kidneys' problems, alcohol addiction, muscles disorders or if you have consumed fusidic acid in the last seven days.
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Mode of Action of Atocor 40 MG

How Does It Work?

HMG-CoA reductase is the enzyme that produces cholesterol, Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S inhibits this cholesterol-producing enzyme and, thus, keeps the levels of cholesterol and bad cholesterol low or under c...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Atocor 40 MG

The dosage of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S is to be taken as per your doctor's prescription. The tablet should be swallowed (not crushed or chewed) whole with water. This medicine can be taken before or after...
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interactions

Interactions of Atocor 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S when taken along with other cholesterol-lowering medicines like gemfibrozil, colestipol and ezetimibe shows an elevated risk of muscle breakdown
  • Interaction of the medicine with fusidic acid (this medicine should be taken after a gap of seven days after stopping fusidic acid) leads to severe muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis)
  • When this medicine is taken along with amiodarone, diltiazem or verapamil, the lowest possible dosage of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S is recommended so that the lipid levels are under check
  • Medicines like Itraconazole, voriconazole, clarithromycin, cyclosporine, ketoconazole, erythromycin, telithromycin, ritonavir, lopinavir, atazanavir, indinavir, darunavir and tipranavir increase the ...
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  • This medicine negatively interacts with hepatitis C medicines such as glecaprevir/ pibrentsavir.

Interactions with food items

The intake of grapefruit juice should be minimised or stopped while on the prescription of this medicine.

Other general Interactions

Patients with liver or kidneys' disorders and muscle pain or a history of muscle pain in the family should avoid this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding women are also advised not to take up this me...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Atocor 40 MG

This medicine is supposed to be stored at room temperature away from extreme heat, moisture, light and the reach of children and pets. The expired or unused medicines should be discarded via proper me...
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dosage

Dosage of Atocor 40 MG

Overdose

The health care expert should be immediately informed in case of an overdose of this medicine. An overdose of Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S can increase the risks of side effects.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose immediately after recalling it, but make sure that the dosage is not doubled due to intake of that missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: While consuming Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S are there any other precautions to be taken?

A: Avoid eating food with high-fat content and perform regular workout for availing all the benefits of this medicine.

Q: What should I inform my doctor before taking Atocor 40mg Tab 14'S?

A: Inform your doctor regarding all your prescription and non-prescription medicines, about pregnancy or breastfeeding or any liver- or kidneys-related diseases.
Product Details
Brand
ATOCOR
Expires on or After
23/07/2024
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:29 PM (IST)

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