Torcad Tablet is a medicine used to lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart diseases. 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. This medicine 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 Torcad Tablet....
Q: Does Torcad Tablet cause acidity?
A: Yes, sometimes Torcad 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 Torcad Tablet?
A: Avoid fried and junk food
Avoid carbonated drinks
Avoid grapefruit juice with this medicine.
Have the last meal of the day at least 3-4 hours before bedtime.
Q: Can I stop taking Torcad Tablet on my own?
A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q: Is Torcad Tablet good for cholesterol?
A: Yes, Torcad 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 my medicine?
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.