Atorva 20 Tablet (15)

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  • Contains / Salt: Atorvastatin (20 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) Information

    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. Secondary and off-label uses of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) have also been mentioned below.

    The correct dosage of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Atorva 20 Tablet (15) include Headache, Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea. While these are the most often observed Atorva 20 Tablet (15) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Atorva 20 Tablet (15) has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Atorva 20 Tablet (15) has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Atorva 20 Tablet (15) related warnings section.

    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Atorva 20 Tablet (15) in conditions like Liver Disease, Alcoholism. Some other conditions that can be affected by Atorva 20 Tablet (15) are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Atorva 20 Tablet (15) have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Atorva 20 Tablet (15), it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) Benefits & Uses

    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) safe for pregnant women?


      Atorva can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Atorva for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) on the Kidneys?


      Atorva may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) on the Liver?


      Atorva may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Atorva 20 Tablet (15) on the Heart?


      Atorva is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atorva 20 Tablet (15) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Atorva 20 Tablet (15)

    • Is this Atorva 20 Tablet (15) habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Atorva 20 Tablet (15).

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Atorva 20 Tablet (15) as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Atorva 20 Tablet (15) should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Atorva 20 Tablet (15) is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Atorva 20 Tablet (15) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Atorva 20 Tablet (15)


      Taking Atorva 20 Tablet (15) with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Atorva 20 Tablet (15)


      Consuming Atorva 20 Tablet (15) with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Atorva 20 Tablet (15)

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I use Atorva without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    No, Atorva 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 about 5 years ago

    Is Atorva safe to use?

    Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    Yes, Atorva 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 5 years ago

    How does Atorva work?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Atorva 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

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Atorva?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Atorva 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 over 4 years ago

    Can Atorva cause diabetes?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    No, Atorva does not cause diabetes. It has not been reported to cause diabetes. However, Atorva might increase your blood sugar levels slightly. So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and in case of a sudden spike inform your doctor and take medicines accordingly.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipitor® (Atorvastatin Calcium)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 637-638

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650

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