What is Atorvastatin?
Atorvastatin Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol, Heart Complications and other conditions.
Atorvastatin Tablet contains Atorvastatin as an active ingredient.
Atorvastatin Tablet works by blocking the enzyme required for the production of cholesterol in the body.
Detailed information related to Atorvastatin Tablets uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Atorvastatin Tablet Uses
Atorvastatin Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Complications
Atorvastatin Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Atorvastatin Tablet improves the patients condition by performing the following functions:
- Blocking the enzyme required for the production of cholesterol in the body.
Atorvastatin Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Atorvastatin Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Atorvastatin Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Act Atorvastatin Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Gi Disturbances
- Reversible Myositis
- Eating Disorder
Atorvastatin Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice
- Avoid intake of excess fat containing food
- Kidney problems
- Personal or family history of muscle problems