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Atorva 20mg Tablets 15'S

Atorva 20mg Tablets 15'S

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Atorva 20 MG Description

Atorva 20mg tablet is used to lower the lipid or bad cholesterol in the blood and reduces the risk of heart disease. This medicine stops the enzymes responsible for the formation of cholesterol. You should take Atorva as advised by your doctor in the prescribed doses, at a fixed time to gain optimum benefits. Avoid smoking and consuming alcohol during the treatment. Also, avoid consuming high fat, fried and junk meals and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle to get the most benefits along with Atorva 20mg tablet. Complete the entire course as prescribed by your doctor even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding and your complete medical history including all the medicines you are taking to avoid possible adverse effects.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹179.21
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ContainsAtorvastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol and heart disease
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhoea, joint pain, back pain
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Uses of Atorva 20 MG

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 of Atorva 20 MG

  • 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.

Side effects of Atorva 20 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Atorva 20 MG



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

Breast Feeding

Can I take Atorva 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
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.


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


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

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.

Directions for Use of Atorva 20 MG

  • 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.

Storage and disposal of Atorva 20 MG

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

Quick Tips of Atorva 20 MG

  • Atorva 20mg tablet lowers bad cholesterol in the blood and reduces the risk of heart disease.
  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • For optimal results, you should take it at a fixed time.
  • It is recommended that, in addition to taking Atorva 20mg tablet on time, you make certain lifestyle changes. Among these changes are eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exe...
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  • Avoid meals that are fried, high in fat, or junk food.
  • Atorva 20mg tablet is not recommended if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, stop taking it immediately and consult ...
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  • Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • Headache, muscle ache, diarrhoea, swelling of the nasal passages, and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do ...
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  • It is not recommended to consume a lot of grapefruit juice.
  • If you miss a dose of Atorva 20mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.

Dosage of Atorva 20 MG


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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Mode of Action of Atorva 20 MG

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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Interactions of Atorva 20 MG

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.

Content Details


Shaman Ansari

D.Pharm, B.Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Are there any precautions needed while taking Atorva 20mg tablet?

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 tablet?

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 tab 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 mg tablet on my own?

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

Q: What is the composition of Atorva 20?

A: The composition of Atorva 20 is atorvastatin, as its active ingredient.

Q: What are the side effects of Atorva 20?

A: Nausea, headache, sore throat, back and joint pain, flatulence, constipation or diarrhoea are a few common side effects of Atorva 20. These side effects often improve as your body adjusts to the new medicine, but speak with your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following continue or become troublesome.
Last Updated on: 4 May 2023 | 4:13 PM (IST)
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