|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 1.28||US$ 38.50|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 1.19||US$ 71.507%US$ 77.00|
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 1.11||US$ 100.0013%US$ 115.50|
Atorvastatin belongs to a family of HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or ‘statins. Atorvastatin lowers low-density lipoprotein or LDL (considered bad cholesterol) and triglycerides in the blood while increasing high-density lipoprotein or HDL (considered good cholesterol) levels. High levels of LDL can result in stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors. This drug is primarily used for the treatment of Dyslipidemia and the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Certain other drugs can interact with Atorvastatin and increase the risk of serious muscle problems. So it is necessary to consult your doctor about the following drugs such as birth control pills, cimetidine, conivaptan, imatinib, isoniazid, dalfopristin, quinupristin, rifampin, telithromycin, antidepressants, heart or blood pressure medicines, diltiazem, gemfibrozil, fenofibrate, HIV medicine, spironolactone, rosuvastatin, lovastatin, fluvastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin.
Ask your doctor to get the full list of the drugs needed to be avoided while taking the drug, as they may interfere with it and may cause adverse effects.
What are the things to be taken care off?
— One should not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor
— Do not give this medicine to anyone else
— This medicine could affect your ability to drive or operate machinery
— Do not give this drug to a child or adolescent under 18 years old
— Avoid a high-fat diet
— Avoid alcohol
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following:
- Persistent nausea
- Kidney failure
- Liver problems
- Abdominal pain
- Fatigue and dizziness
- Muscle aches
- Weight loss
- Mood changes
- Severe dizziness
In the above cases, you must go for immediate medical help. Do not get alarmed by the list. You may /may not experience all of them. Tell your doctor immediately about the above situation.
This drug is completely synthetic and works by hepatic cholesterol biosynthesis and lowers LDL cholesterol levels, which is the main reason behind strokes and other cardiovascular diseases.
You should not take this drug if you are:
— Allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
— Pregnant or breastfeeding mom
— Have liver disease
— Have diabetes or thyroid problems
— Take more than 2 alcoholic beverages daily
— Have kidney problems
— Have severe bladder infection
Always take the drug dose as prescribed by the doctor only. Never change the dosage, start, or stop using the drug without doctor’s permission. Always complete the dose.
Swallow the tablet with one glass full of water. Do not break the tablet. Take the drug exactly as directed. This drug should be combined with a well-balanced calorie-controlled diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Take the tablet at the same time each day to avoid forgetting the dose.
Take the drug as long as the doctor prescribes you to do. Do not stop taking medicine without the doctor’s advice.