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Atorlip 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Atorlip 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Atorlip 5 MG Description

Atorlip 5 tablet is used to lower lipids like blood cholesterol and triglycerides when a low-fat diet and lifestyle modifications alone are not effective. It is also used to reduce the risk of heart

disease. Atorlip 5 tablet contains atorvastatin as the active ingredient. Atorvastatin is a member of the statin class of medicines, which are used to control lipid (fat) levels in the body. This medicine works by preventing the action of a chemical necessary for cholesterol formation. Atorlip 5 tablet is used as an adjuvant to diet in patients with high or abnormal levels of cholesterol. It is recommended to maintain a standard cholesterol-lowering diet during treatment. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Atorlip 5 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Also, inform about all the medicines and supplements that you take. Along with taking this medicine, you should avoid consuming a high fat, fried or junk meals and also maintain a healthy and active lifestyle to gain optimum benefit.


Product Summary

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ContainsAtorvastatin(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh/abnormal cholesterol levels
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhoea, indigestion
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Uses of Atorlip 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back pain
  • Indigestion

Contraindications of Atorlip 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to atorvastatin or any other ingredient of Atorlip 5 tablet.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like the combination of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • If you have liver disorders or your liver tests are abnormal.
  • If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are a woman capable of having children and not using effective contraceptive measures.

Side effects of Atorlip 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back pain
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Atorlip 5 MG



Can I take Atorlip 5 tablet during pregnancy?
Atorlip 5 tablet is not recommended for use in pregnancy. Women of childbearing age should use proper contraceptive measures while taking this medicine. If you think you are pregnant or pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Atorlip 5 tablet while breastfeeding?
No information is available if Atorlip 5 tablet passes into human breast milk. Thus, this medicine should not be taken during breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother before starting this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Atorlip 5 tablet?
Atorlip 5 tablet has negligible influence on the ability to drive. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is recommended to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Atorlip 5 tablet?
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Atorlip 5 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any underlying medical condition like diabetes, liver or kidney disease, thyroid problems, respiratory problems, or muscle-related problems.
  • You have a history of stroke with bleeding inside the brain.
  • You have repeated muscle pains or a history of muscle-related problems.
  • You have recently or in the last 7 days, taken medicine for bacterial infection like fusidic acid, as this may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You are an alcoholic.
  • You are elderly, above 70 years of age.
  • You are already taking any other medicines for health conditions.

Mode of Action of Atorlip 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Atorlip 5 tablet works by preventing the action of an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase which is essential for cholesterol formation. Thus this medicine helps to lower blood cholesterol levels. It also ...
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Directions for Use of Atorlip 5 MG

  • Take Atorlip 5 tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at the same time every day for optimal results.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Avoid consuming more than the dose prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Atorlip 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Atorlip 5 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking other cholesterol-lowering medicines, anticoagulants like warfarin, blood pressure-lowering medicines, painkillers like phenazone, anti-infectives, an...
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Interactions with food items

You should avoid consuming grapefruit juice during the treatment with Atorlip 5 tablet as it can alter the effect of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Atorlip 5 MG

  • Store Atorlip 5 tablet below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Atorlip 5 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Atorlip 5 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

It would be best if you took the doses at the appropriate time for the desired effect. However, if you missed any dose of Atorlip 5 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next ...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Atorlip 5 tablet cause acidity?

A: Sometimes Atorlip 5 tablet may cause acidity or heartburn as a side effect. However, not everyone experiences the side effect. Talk to your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or worsen.

Q: What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking Atorlip 5 tablet?

  • Avoid fried and junk food.
  • Avoid carbonated drinks.
  • Avoid having grapefruit juice with this medicine.
  • Have the last meal of the day at least 3-4 hours before bedtime.

Q: Can I stop taking Atorlip 5 tablet on my own?

A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking Atorlip 5 tablet on your own without consulting your doctor.

Q: Is Atorlip 5 tablet good for cholesterol?

A: Yes, Atorlip 5 tablet is used to lower the level of bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein/LDL) and improve levels of good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein/HDL) in the blood. This medicine lowers the overall raised lipid (cholesterol and triglyceride) levels.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking my Atorlip 5 tablet?

A: Try to take Atorlip 5 tablet at the same time every day. Try connecting your medicine with something you do every day, such as brushing your teeth at night or having your dinner. This may help you remember to take it. Keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go at the time you need to take your medicine.

Q: What is Atorlip 5 used for?

  • Atorlip 5 tablet is used to lower lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
  • It is also used to reduce the risk of heart disease.
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