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Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

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30 Tablet(s) in Strip
366.99*
MRP 447.55
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Atorvastatin(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS

Medical Description

Avas Tablet is a lipid-lowering medicine containing Atorvastatin as its active moiety. It is also known as 'Statins' or 'HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors'. Atorvastatin in Avas Tablet decreases the synthe...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

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

Contraindications of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

  • If you are allergic to Atorvastatin or any other components of Avas Tablet.
  • If you have or ever had any liver disease, any abnormality in the liver function test.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Body pain (joint, back, throat, muscle)
  • Swelling of nasal passages and bleeding from the nose
  • An abnormal liver function test and increased creatinine level
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Avas Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avas Tablet should not be used during pregnancy, as this is a lipid-lowering medicine that can harm the foetus. If you are a woman of childbearing age, you should discuss with your physician about the importance of birth control methods and potential hazards to the unborn baby. If you think you are pregnant or might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment and seek a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Avas Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as there is limited information available on the use of Avas Tablet during breastfeeding. Do not take this medicine unless it is prescribed after considering it to be essential and safe by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Avas Tablet?
A:
There is limited information available on the ability to drive or use machines, however, if you observe or experience any side effects, it is advised not to drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Avas Tablet?
A:
Drinking too much alcohol can raise the levels of some fats in the blood. Thus, you should avoid consuming alcohol while on Avas Tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney diseases.
  • You experienced any muscle problems after taking other lipid-lowering medicines.
  • You are taking medicines for bacterial infection like fusidic acid, as this may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You have respiratory failure.
  • You are addicted to alcohol.
  • You have any thyroid problems.
  • You have an inability to digest lactose (lactose intolerance).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is made by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Avas Tablet inhibits this enzyme thus lowering bad cholesterol levels (LDL levels), triglyceride levels and also other lipids or fats in the blood....
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

Avas Tablet should be taken as a whole with a glass of water at a fixed time to gain optimal benefits. It should not be broken, crushed or chewed. It is recommended to take it at night before going to...
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interactions

Interactions of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • HIV medications such as ritonavir with Avas Tablet can result in severe side effects.
  • Erythromycin (antibiotic) taken with Avas Tablet can result in increased side effects.
  • It should be ensured that fusidic acid is taken in a proper gap with this medicine, a minimum gap of seven days is advised.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

Consumption of grapefruit juice during the prescription of this medicine must be limited to avoid any side effects.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

  • Store it at a temperature below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
  • Check its expiry date before starting the treatment.
dosage

Dosage of Avas 20mg Tablet 30'S

Overdose

Excess of Avas Tablet can result in dizziness, muscular breakdown, lack of appetite and increased allergic reactions. If you think you have taken too much dose of this medicine than prescribed, inform...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed or have forgotten to take a single dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. But if its time for your next dose, skip the forgotten dose and continue with a regular dos...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Avas Tablet cause diabetes?

A: If you have experienced an increase in blood sugar level, inform your doctor. A slight increase in sugar level can occur after taking Avas Tablet. Regularly check your blood levels if you are on this treatment.

Q: Is Avas Tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, Avas Tablet is not a blood thinner. Atorvastatin in this medicine has lipid-lowering action.

Q: Is Avas Tablet good for cholesterol?

A: Yes, Avas Tablet is used to lower the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and improve levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It lowers the overall raised cholesterol levels.

Q: Are there any home remedies that can increase the treatment process?

A: Avoid fried and junk food. Avoid carbonated drinks. Exercise daily. Have your last meal of the day at least 3-4 hours before bedtime.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAtorvastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesLipid-lowering
Side effectsHeadache, hyperglycaemia, constipation, nausea
Last Updated on: 26 Mar 2021 | 09:20 AM (IST)
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