Atorlip 10 Strip Of 15 Tablets
Atorlip 10 Strip Of 15 Tablets

Atorlip 10 Strip Of 15 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Atorvastatin(10.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS

Medical Description

Atorlip 10 Tab 15'S is a medicine belonging to the statin group. It is a type of hypolipidemic medicine, the uses of which include lowering the amount of bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) in b...
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uses

Uses of Atorlip 10 MG

  • High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)
  • Stroke in people with heart conditions
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, a condition which defines the excess of triglycerides (fat) in the body
contraindications

Contraindications of Atorlip 10 MG

  • People allergic to atorvastatin or any other statin medicine
  • Individuals with an ongoing liver condition or who has a history of a severe liver ailment
  • Abnormal liver tests
  • Pregnant women or nursing mothers
  • If you are being treated with medicines of hepatitis like glecaprevir or pibrentasvir
sideEffects

Side effects of Atorlip 10 MG

  • The common side effects of Atorlip 10 Tab 15'S are nose bleed, muscle pain, headache, joint pain, back pain, blood tests abnormalities like liver function, creatine kinase, existing liver disease can ...
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  • Serious side effects include loss of appetite, dizziness, allergic reactions, nightmares, inability to sleep, numbness or tingling in the fingers, rash or itching, feeling tired, abnormal muscle break...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Atorlip 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
No, it is not considered safe for pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised to ask the doctor for alternatives as the it is unsafe for the infant and breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
Yes, driving is not hampered while taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
It is advised to lower the consumption of alcohol as taking statin medicines along with alcohol can lead to liver damage.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Individuals suffering from kidney conditions are advised to discuss the details with the doctor before taking the prescription
  • People who have hepatitis or are undertreatment for the same are recommended that they should mention their medical condition before getting on the medication
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Atorlip 10 MG

How Does It Work?

The medicine composes of atorvastatin which inhibits the HMG-CoA reductase enzyme, the primary producer of cholesterol in the body. By blocking the HMG-CoA reductase, atorvastatin results in lower lev...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Atorlip 10 MG

It is to be taken at a fixed time each day with water. The dosage of Atorlip 10 Tab 15'S can be taken with or without food or as advised by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Atorlip 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fusidic acid must not be taken before waiting out for at least a week while on atorvastatin, as this may lead to non-effectiveness and side effects
  • Some medicines, such as itraconazole, voriconazole, clarithromycin, ciclosporin, ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin, ritonavir, lopinavir, atazanavir, indinavir, darunavir, tip...
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  • Increased risk of muscle breakdown when used with other cholesterol-lowering medicines, e.g., gemfibrozil, colestipol, or ezetimibe

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice increases the concentration of atorvastatin in the body. It is advised to cut back on it.

Other general Interactions

  • Individuals with a family history of muscular breakdown (rhabdomyolysis) are advised to discuss the condition with a doctor beforehand
  • People who have suffered from any muscle-related complication while on a cholesterol-lowering medicine are recommended to take up the issue with the consulting doctor
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney problems or drink a large amount of alcohol
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Atorlip 10 MG

The medicine is to be stored at room temperature. It must be kept away from direct moisture or light.
dosage

Dosage of Atorlip 10 MG

Overdose

Individuals can experience severe side effects and should be taken to a doctor or medical professional in case of a suspected overdose. Signs like numbness in the limbs, dizziness, and lack of appetit...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised to make up for a missed dose. However, it is to be kept in mind that the next scheduled dose is at least 12 hours apart to prevent any chance of a double dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the onset period of the medicine?

A: The medicine starts to work in around a couple of hours after an oral administration.

Q: What are the precautions advised for borderline diabetics?

A: Taking Atorlip 10 Tab 15'S can result in an increased blood sugar level, which can be the cause of diabetes in borderline individuals. It is advised to discuss the condition and take proper precautions.

Q: Is it safe to administer paracetamol or ibuprofen while on atorvastatin?

A: Yes, it is safe to take the mentioned medicines while on a prescription for atorvastatin.

Q: What are the possible side effects of quitting the medication?

A: Quitting the medication without the consent of a doctor can lead to an increase in the cholesterol levels, which can cause blockage or a stroke.

Q: Does Atorlip 10 Tab 15'S negate the working of contraceptive medicines?

A: No, but it does increase the side effects of contraceptives.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 07:22 AM (IST)
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