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Atorfit 10 MG Tablet

Atorfit 10 MG Tablet

AJANTA PHARMA LIMITED

    • Rs. 70.37

    Manufactured by:  Ajanta Pharma Ltd

    Composition: Atorvastatin

    Strength: 10 mg

    Pack size: 15 Tablets

    Drug type: Dyslipidaemic Agents

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: High cholesterol, High triglycerides

    What is Atorfit 10 mg Tablet?

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is lipid lowering drug which is used to rediuce high cholesterol and high triglycerides levels.

    Uses:

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is mainly used for the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides levels.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is a lipid lowering drug which inhibits the activity of an enzyme HMG-CoA reductase and prevents the synthesis of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the body.

    Common Side Effects of Atorfit 10 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Atorfit 10 mg Tablet

    • Cough
    • Muscle pain
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Diarrhea
    • Difficulty in swallowing
    • Runny nose
    • Muscle and joint pain
    • Insomnia 

    How to Use Atorfit 10 mg Tablet?

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Atorfit 10 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Atorfit 10 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is not safe for use during pregnancy and lactation. Prior consultation to your doctor is recommended in such cases.
    • Avoid the consumption of grapefruit juice while taking Atorfit 10 mg Tablet.
    • Immediately inform to your doctor if you have muscle pain and weakness persistently.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with Atorfit 10 mg Tablet.

     Contraindications:

    List of contraindications while using Atorfit 10 mg Tablet

    • This medication is contraindicated for use in the patients with liver disease and having increased level of serum transaminases.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Atorfit 10 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • Concomitant treatment with CYP3A4 inhibitors may increase the risk of muscle disease.
    • Concomitant treatment with CYP3A4 inducer such as rifampicin may reduce the effect of this medicine.

    Storage:

    Store this medicine at room temperature. Protect from sunlight and moisture.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. Is Atorfit 10 mg Tablet a blood thinner?

    No, Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is not a blood thinner. It is a lipid lowering drug which is used to treat high cholesterol, high triglycerides level in the blood.

    1. How does Atorfit 10 mg Tablet work?

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is a lipid lowering drug which inhibits the activity of an enzyme HMG-CoA reductase and prevents the synthesis of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the body.

    1. How often can I take Atorfit 10 mg Tablet?

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Can I take Atorfit 10 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    Atorfit 10 mg Tablet is not safe for use during pregnancy. Prior consultation to your doctor is recommended in such condition.

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