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Atorva 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Atorva 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Atorva 40 MG Description

Atorva 40 tablet treats high blood cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease. It contains atorvastatin as its active ingredient, also known as statins. This medicine is used as an adjuvant to diet in patients with high cholesterol and abnormal levels of cholesterol. Aztor 40mg tablet, Tonact 40mg tablet, Storvas 40mg tablet and Lipvas 40mg tablet are some other medicines with atorvastatin as their active medicines.

Atorva 40 tablet decreases the synthesis of cholesterol in the body. You should take this medicine as advised by your doctor in the prescribed doses at a fixed time to gain optimum benefits. You should avoid consuming high-fat, fried or junk meals and also maintain a healthy and active lifestyle to gain optimum benefit along with Atorva 40 tablet.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹190.22
You Save₹25.94 (12% on MRP)
ContainsAtorvastatin(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol level
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhoea, indigestion, bodyache
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Uses of Atorva 40 MG

Atorva 40 tablet is used to treat high cholesterol levels in the body. It lowers the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad cholesterol, in the blood while increasing the level of high-density...
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Contraindications of Atorva 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to atorvastatin or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have liver disease and your liver tests are abnormal.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like glecaprevir or pibrentasvir.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Atorva 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pains

Precautions and Warnings of Atorva 40 MG



Can I take Atorva 40 tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its effect on 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 Atorva 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is not known if this medicine passes into human milk. Thus, this medicine should not be taken during breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.


Can I drive if I have consumed Atorva 40 tablet?
Atorva 40 tablet has negligible influence on the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Atorva 40 tablet?
There is no known interaction of alcohol with Atorva 40 tablet. However, alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage and side effects. Thus, always talk to your doctor if drink it often.

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.

Directions for Use of Atorva 40 MG

  • It should be taken as directed by your doctor in the duration and doses it is prescribed
  • Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water with or without food.
  • Take the medicine at the same time every day.

Storage and disposal of Atorva 40 MG

  • Store Atorva tablets below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly.

Quick Tips of Atorva 40 MG

  • Atorva 40 Tablet contains Atorvastatin, a lipid-lowering medicine used to reduce high blood cholesterol levels (hyperlipidemia) when diet and lifestyle changes are insufficient.
  • It helps in lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride levels in the blood, preventing fat particles from depositing in blood vessels and reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and related he...
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  • Atorva 40 Tablet can be used in adults and children aged 10 years or above.
  • To achieve better results, it should be accompanied by a cholesterol-lowering diet, lifestyle changes, and regular physical activity as advised by the doctor.
  • Alcohol and grapefruit juice consumption should be avoided during Atorva 40 Tablet therapy as it may decrease its effectiveness.
  • Patients with lung, liver, kidney, or heart problems should inform their doctor before taking Atorva 40 Tablets.
  • Individuals with diabetes, thyroid issues, or a family history of muscle disorders should also consult their doctor before using this medication.
  • Close monitoring of blood sugar levels and liver functions is essential during therapy, as Atorva 40 Tablet may increase blood sugar levels and affect liver function.
  • Common side effects may include nasal passage inflammation, throat pain, muscle ache, joint pain, back pain, constipation, nausea, and headache. Consult the doctor if any side effects worsen or if sev...
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Dosage of Atorva 40 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Atorva 40 medicine 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. If you missed any dose of Atorva 40, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, t...
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Mode of Action of Atorva 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Atorva 40 tablet acts by inhibiting the action of an enzyme, HMG-CoA reductase. This enzyme is essential for cholesterol formation. Thus Atorva 40 tablet lowers blood cholesterol levels. It also incre...
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Interactions of Atorva 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Atorva 40 tablet works or this tablet 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 taking to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other cholesterol-lowering medicines, anticoagulants like warfarin, blood pressure-lowering medicines, painkillers like phenazone, anti-infectives, anti-HIV medicines like...
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Interactions with food items

  • You should avoid consuming grapefruit juice during the treatment, as it can alter the effect of this medicine.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Atorva 40 mg tablet cause acidity?

A: Yes, sometimes Atorva 40 tablet causes 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 get worsen.

Q: What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking Atorva 40 tablet?

A: When taking Atorva 40 tablets, it is important to avoid fried and junk food, carbonated drinks, and grapefruit juice to optimize its cholesterol-lowering effects. Having the last meal of the day at least 3-4 hours before bedtime and avoiding foods high in fat or cholesterol may further support the medication's efficacy in managing cholesterol levels and promoting cardiovascular health. Always follow your doctor's advice to achieve the best results with Atorva 40.

Q: Can I stop taking Atorva 40mg tablet on my own?

A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Is Atorva tablet good for cholesterol?

A: Yes, Atorva 40 tablet is used to lower the level of bad cholesterol (LDL) and improve levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. This medicine lowers the overall raised cholesterol levels.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking Atorva 40?

A: Try to take your medicine 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.
Last Updated on: 17 August 2023 | 2:07 PM (IST)

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