Aztor 10 Tablet (15)

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  • Contains / Salt: Atorvastatin (10 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) Information

    Aztor 10 Tablet (15), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. The alternative uses of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Aztor 10 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.

    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) also has some side effects, the most common being Headache, Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Aztor 10 Tablet (15) can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    It is also important to note that Aztor 10 Tablet (15) has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Aztor 10 Tablet (15)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Alcoholism must refrain from the use of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug interactions for Aztor 10 Tablet (15) have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Aztor 10 Tablet (15) is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) Benefits & Uses

    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Aztor 10 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

    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Aztor. If you are pregnant, do not take Aztor without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Aztor on breastfeeding women are very mild.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) on the Kidneys?


      Aztor 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 Aztor 10 Tablet (15) on the Liver?


      You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Aztor. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Aztor 10 Tablet (15) on the Heart?


      Aztor may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Aztor 10 Tablet (15) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Aztor 10 Tablet (15)

    • Is this Aztor 10 Tablet (15) habit forming or addictive?


      Aztor 10 Tablet (15) is not addictive in nature.

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


      Aztor 10 Tablet (15) will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Aztor 10 Tablet (15) only as per medical advice.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Aztor 10 Tablet (15) for mental disorders.

      No

    Aztor 10 Tablet (15) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Aztor 10 Tablet (15)


      Taking Aztor 10 Tablet (15) with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Aztor 10 Tablet (15)


      Consuming Aztor 10 Tablet (15) with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Aztor 10 Tablet (15)

    Question about 5 years ago

    Is Aztor safe to use?

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

    Yes, Aztor 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 almost 5 years ago

    Can Aztor cause diarrhea?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Aztor has been reported to cause diarrhea but this occurs in a few cases only. It is the most common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Aztor along with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Aztor can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking ibuprofen do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I use Aztor without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    No, Aztor 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 almost 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Aztor on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    No, Aztor should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.



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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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