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Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
183.43*
MRP 223.70
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Atorvastatin(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Atorva 20 tablet contains atorvastatin as its active ingredient, which belongs to the statin group of medicines. This medicine reduces bad cholesterol in the blood and reduces the risk of heart diseas...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

Atorva 20 tablet is used to lower your cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood) and prevent any heart problems like a heart attack.
contraindications

Contraindications of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

  • If you are allergic to Atorva 20 tablet or any other ingredients of Atorva 20 tablet.
  • If you have or ever had any liver disease.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like glecaprevir, pibrentasvir.
  • If you are pregnant or a breastfeeding woman.
sideEffects

Side effects of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint pain, back pain
  • Muscle ache
  • Swelling of the nasal passages
  • Bleeding from the nose
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Atorva 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Atorva 20 tablet is not advised to be taken during pregnancy and even if you are planning for pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atorva 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Atorva 20 tablet passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking Atorva 20 tablet. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Atorva 20 tablet?
A:
Yes, it does not affect the ability to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Atorva 20 tablet?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol with Atorva 20 tablet as it may increase the chances of liver dysfunction.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience muscle aches or pains while taking other cholesterol-lowering medicines.
  • You are an alcoholic.
  • You are elderly.
  • You have a liver or kidney problem.
  • You are taking medicines for bacterial infection like fusidic acid, as this may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You have breathing problems.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

How Does It Work?

Atorva 20 tablet inhibits the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which is responsible for the production of cholesterol. Thereby, helps in lowering the bad cholesterol levels (LDL) and boosting the production ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

  • You should take Atorva 20 tablet regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor.
  • This medicine can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than that recommended.
interactions

Interactions of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way this medicine works or Atorva 20 tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines are 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 interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking anti-HIV medicines, antibiotics or antifungal medicines, anti-convulsant, blood thinners, antacids, antihypertensive medicines, painkillers etc.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice intake should be limited.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

  • Store Atorva 20 tablet at room temperature.
  • Keep it away from high temperature. Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Atorva 20mg Tab 15'S

Overdose

If you suspect an overdose, inform your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Do not skip any dose; take your missed dose as soon as you remember it. If its time for the next scheduled dose, avoid the missed dose. Do not take a double dose of Atorva 20 tablet to compensate for ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are there any precautions needed while taking the medicine?

A: You need to avoid consuming foods with high-fat content and inform your doctor about any kidney or muscle problems.

Q: How and when should I take Atorva 20?

A: It can be taken with or without food. It should be consumed daily at the same time with water.

Q: How long will this medicine take to work?

A: If you take your medicines regularly, your cholesterol levels should go down after a month of using them.

Q: Is this medicine addictive?

A: No, there is no evidence that this medicine is addictive. Even if you stop the medicine abruptly, you won't get withdrawal symptoms.

Q: Is Atorva 20 a blood thinner?

A: No, Atorva 20 is not a blood thinner. It is a cholesterol-lowering medicine and reduces bad cholesterol in the blood and reduces the risk of heart diseases.

Q: Can I stop taking Atorva 20 on my own?

A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking Atorva 20 without consulting your doctor. Otherwise, it may worsen the condition.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAtorvastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol and heart disease
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhoea, joint pain, back pain
Last Updated on: 17 Nov 2021 | 06:15 PM (IST)
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