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Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15's

Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15's

By AJANTA PHARMA LTD
15 Capsule(s) in Strip
233.75*
MRP 275.00
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Clopidogrel(75.0 Mg) + Atorvastatin(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-platelet And Hypolipidemic Drugs

Medical Description

Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S is a combination medicine containing Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel. It is used to lower the lipid or cholesterol in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle change
s. It is also used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation thus aids in preventing a heart attack, stroke, etc. Atorvastatin works by lowering bad cholesterol levels thus reducing the risk of heart diseases and preventing strokes and heart attacks. Clopidogrel works by preventing platelets from sticking together and thus inhibiting blood clot formation. It helps in keeping the blood flow smoothly in your body. Nausea, indigestion, sleeplessness, joint pain or muscle pain are some of the side effects of using this medicine.
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Uses of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

It is used to lower the lipid or cholesterol in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes. It is also used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation thus aids in preventing a heart at
tack, stroke, etc.
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Contraindications of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

  • If you are allergic to Atorvastatin, Clopidogrel or any other ingredients of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S.
  • If you have any liver disease.
  • If you have bleeding due to an ulcer in your bowel or bleeding in your brain.
  • If you are pregnant or may become pregnant.
  • If you are a lactating mother.

Side effects of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Sleeplessness
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Loose motions
  • Constipation
  • Increase bleeding tendency

Precautions and Warnings of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S during pregnancy?
A:
Components of this medicine can cause harm to unborn babies if taken by pregnant women. This medicine should not be taken by pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine are not known to pass into breastmilk. This medicine should not be taken by a lactating mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S?
A:
Limited information is available for the effect of this medicine on driving. It is recommended to avoid driving if you experience dizziness or you are unable to stay alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on this medicine can cause bleeding from the stomach or can cause liver problems. Avoid consuming alcohol while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have muscle pain or muscle weakness after taking this medicine.
  • You have diabetes or any lung diseases.
  • You have a recent history of stroke.
  • You have any scheduled surgery.
  • You have a fever or your blood platelet level decreases after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

How Does It Work?

  • Atorvastatin works by lowering bad cholesterol thus reduces the risk of heart diseases and prevents stroke and heart attacks.
  • Clopidogrel works by preventing platelets from sticking together and thus inhibiting blood clot formation. It helps in keeping the blood flow smoothly in your body.

Directions for Use of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

  • Take Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with or without food as prescribed by your doctor.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the stated recommended daily dose.

Interactions of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with other medicines such as Omeprazole, Esomeprazole, Fluoxetine, Fluconazole, Carbamazepine, Efavirenz can decrease the action of clopidogrel present
    in this medicine.
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  • Concomitant use of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with other medicines such as Niacin, Cyclosporine, Clarithromycin, Gemfibrozil, Itraconazole or medicines from protease inhibitor group of medicine can
    cause muscle problems.
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  • Concomitant use of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with medicines such as Ritonavir, Lopinavir, Indinavir, Ketoconazole, Clarithromycin can increase the blood level of Atorvastatin.
  • Concomitant use of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with medicines such as Efavirenz, Rifampin can decrease the blood level of Atorvastatin.
  • Concomitant use of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with medicines from the NSAID group of medicines used in pain management can increase risks of stomach or bowel bleeding.
  • Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S should be used cautiously with oral contraceptives.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

Consumption of excessive grapefruit juice (more than 1.2 lit/ day) along with this medicine can increase the blood level of atorvastatin.

Storage and disposal of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

  • Store it below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You should not use Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S after the expiry date.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice that the pack is damaged or shows signs of tampering.
  • You should not flush this medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain. You need to properly discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include increased bleeding tendency. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S be stopped before surgery?

A: Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S if taken during surgery can cause an increased risk of bleeding, therefore should be stopped before surgery.

Q: Can I take Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S with acid-lowering medicines?

A: Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S can be taken with acid-lowering medicines except for some acid-lowering medicines such as omeprazole, esomeprazole. Omeprazole or esomeprazole can the decrease action of Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S if taken together.

Q: Can Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S cause muscle weakness?

A: Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S can cause muscle weakness as a side effect of using this medicine.

Q: Why does Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S cause bruising?

A: Atorfit Cv 10mg Capsule 15'S can cause bruising due to a break in small blood vessels present under your skin which is due to the Clopidogrel component present in this medicine.
Last Updated on: 06 Mar 2021 | 11:35 AM (IST)
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