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Atorfen

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Atorfen

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Atorvastatin, Fenofibrate साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Atorfen Benefits & Uses
  2. Atorfen Dosage & How to Take
  3. Atorfen Side Effects
  4. Atorfen Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Atorfen with Other Drugs
  6. Atorfen Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Atorfen
  8. Atorfen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Atorfen Benefits & Uses

Atorfen is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol
  2. High Triglycerides
  3. Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  4. High Lipoprotein

Atorfen Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Atorfen

Atorvastatin
Fenofibrate

Atorfen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Atorfen is used -

  1. Chills
  2. Fever Severe
  3. Itching or burning
  4. Headache Severe
  5. Weakness
  6. Shortness of Breath Severe
  7. Joint pain
  8. Muscle Ache Severe
  9. Nausea or vomiting

Atorfen Related Warnings

Is the use of Atorfen safe for pregnant women?

Atorfen may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Atorfen again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Atorfen safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Atorfen. Immediately discontinue Atorfen if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Atorfen on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Atorfen. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Atorfen on the Liver?

Atorfen may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Atorfen on the Heart?

Information about safety of Atorfen for heart is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Atorfen with Other Drugs

Atorfen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Atorfen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atorfen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Atorfen

Is this Atorfen habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Atorfen.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Atorfen since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Atorfen should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Atorfen cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Atorfen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Atorfen

It is safe to take Atorfen with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Atorfen

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Atorfen as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Atorfen FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I use Atorfen without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

No, Atorfen is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Atorfen in the morning?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Atorfen can be taken in the morning. It can be taken anytime once in a day with food or without food or as advised by your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Atorfen safe to use?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Atorfen is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed at regular doses such as confusion, diarrhea, joint pain, and muscle pain. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Atorfen?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Atorfen is a brand name of atorvastatin which belongs to the class of drugs known as statins (dyslipidemic agents). It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia (high levels of lipids in the blood), hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol levels), and hypertriglyceridemia.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Atorfen work?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Atorfen works by inhibiting an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) which is responsible for cholesterol synthesis in our body, its inhibition results in increased levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and decreased levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) which lowers the risk of developing heart disease and helps in preventing strokes

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipitor® (Atorvastatin Calcium)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 637-638
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Triglide (fenofibrate)
  5. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 639-640
  6. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 551-552
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