Aztolet 20mg Tablet
Aztolet 20mg Tablet

Aztolet 20mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Aztolet 20mg Tablet is a combination medicine containing Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel. It is used to lower the lipid or cholesterol in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes. It is ...
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ContainsClopidogrel(75.0 Mg),Atorvastatin(20.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-PLATELET AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

It is used to lower the lipid or cholesterol in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes. It is also used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation thus aids in preventing a heart at...
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Contraindications of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Atorvastatin, Clopidogrel or any other ingredients of Aztolet 20mg Tablet.
  • If you have any liver disease.
  • If you have bleeding due to an ulcer in your bowel or bleeding in your brain.
  • If you are pregnant or may become pregnant.
  • If you are a lactating mother.

Side effects of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Sleeplessness
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Loose motions
  • Constipation
  • Increase bleeding tendency

Precautions and Warnings of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aztolet 20mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Components of this medicine can cause harm to unborn babies if taken by pregnant women. This medicine should not be taken by pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aztolet 20mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine are not known to pass into breastmilk. This medicine should not be taken by a lactating mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aztolet 20mg Tablet?
A:
Limited information is available for the effect of this medicine on driving. It is recommended to avoid driving if you experience dizziness or you are unable to stay alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aztolet 20mg Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on this medicine can cause bleeding from the stomach or can cause liver problems. Avoid consuming alcohol while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have muscle pain or muscle weakness after taking this medicine.
  • You have diabetes or any lung diseases.
  • You have a recent history of stroke.
  • You have any scheduled surgery.
  • You have a fever or your blood platelet level decreases after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Atorvastatin works by lowering bad cholesterol thus reduces the risk of heart diseases and prevents stroke and heart attacks.
  • Clopidogrel works by preventing platelets from sticking together and thus inhibiting blood clot formation. It helps in keeping the blood flow smoothly in your body.

Directions for Use of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

  • Take Aztolet 20mg Tablet with or without food as prescribed by your doctor.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the stated recommended daily dose.

Interactions of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Aztolet 20mg Tablet with other medicines such as Omeprazole, Esomeprazole, Fluoxetine, Fluconazole, Carbamazepine, Efavirenz can decrease the action of clopidogrel present in this m...
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  • Concomitant use of Aztolet 20mg Tablet with other medicines such as Niacin, Cyclosporine, Clarithromycin, Gemfibrozil, Itraconazole or medicines from protease inhibitor group of medicine can cause mus...
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  • Concomitant use of Aztolet 20mg Tablet with medicines such as Ritonavir, Lopinavir, Indinavir, Ketoconazole, Clarithromycin can increase the blood level of Atorvastatin.
  • Concomitant use of Aztolet 20mg Tablet with medicines such as Efavirenz, Rifampin can decrease the blood level of Atorvastatin.
  • Concomitant use of Aztolet 20mg Tablet with medicines from the NSAID group of medicines used in pain management can increase risks of stomach or bowel bleeding.
  • Aztolet 20mg Tablet should be used cautiously with oral contraceptives.
  • 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 excessive grapefruit juice (more than 1.2 lit/ day) along with this medicine can increase the blood level of atorvastatin.

Storage and disposal of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

  • Store it below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You should not use Aztolet 20mg Tablet after the expiry date.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice that the pack is damaged or shows signs of tampering.
  • You should not flush this medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain. You need to properly discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Aztolet 20mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include increased bleeding tendency. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Aztolet 20mg Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why Aztolet 20mg Tablet be stopped before surgery?

A: Aztolet 20mg Tablet if taken during surgery can cause an increased risk of bleeding, therefore should be stopped before surgery.

Q: Can I take Aztolet 20mg Tablet with acid-lowering medicines?

A: Aztolet 20mg Tablet can be taken with acid-lowering medicines except for some acid-lowering medicines such as omeprazole, esomeprazole. Omeprazole or esomeprazole can the decrease action of Aztolet 20mg Tablet if taken together.

Q: Can Aztolet 20mg Tablet cause muscle weakness?

A: Aztolet 20mg Tablet can cause muscle weakness as a side effect of using this medicine.

Q: Why does Aztolet 20mg Tablet cause bruising?

A: Aztolet 20mg Tablet can cause bruising due to a break in small blood vessels present under your skin which is due to the Clopidogrel component present in this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
AZTOLET
Country of Origin
India

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Last Updated on: 06 Mar 2021 | 11:35 AM (IST)
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