Xtor 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Xtor 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Xtor 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Xtor 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 Xtor Tablet decreases the synthe...
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ContainsAtorvastatin(10.0 Mg)
UsesLipid-lowering
Side effectsHeadache, hyperglycaemia, constipation, nausea
ClassificationHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Xtor 10 MG

Xtor 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 of Xtor 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to Atorvastatin or any other components of Xtor 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.

Side effects of Xtor 10 MG

  • 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

Precautions and Warnings of Xtor 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Xtor Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Xtor 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.

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Xtor 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

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

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).

Mode of Action of Xtor 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is made by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Xtor 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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Directions for Use of Xtor 10 MG

Xtor 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 of Xtor 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • HIV medications such as ritonavir with Xtor Tablet can result in severe side effects.
  • Erythromycin (antibiotic) taken with Xtor 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.

Storage and disposal of Xtor 10 MG

  • 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 of Xtor 10 MG

Overdose

Excess of Xtor 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 Xtor 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 Xtor Tablet. Regularly check your blood levels if you are on this treatment.

Q: Is Xtor Tablet a blood thinner?

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

Q: Is Xtor Tablet good for cholesterol?

A: Yes, Xtor 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.
Product Details
Brand
XTOR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2024
Last Updated on: 26 Mar 2021 | 09:20 AM (IST)
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