Atorva 80 MG Tablet is a medicine consisting of Atorvastatin. It is used in the treatment of high blood cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) levels. This medicine works by blocking the production of unhealthy fats in your body and prevents the risk of heart problems and stroke (a condition that causes reduced oxygen supply to the brain).
Atorva 80 MG Tablet has some side effects like nausea, weakness, muscle pain, stomach pain, etc. These side effects are mild and may subside by themselves. Consult your doctor if these side effects last for a long time or worsen.
Atorva 80 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. Take the dose as directed by your doctor. Take it regularly at the same time for the ease of remembering. Avoid taking more than the recommended dose. Your doctor may suggest tests to regularly monitor your lipid profiles (fat levels in the blood) to make sure the medicine is working properly.
Atorva 80 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Avoid taking this medicine if you have liver problems. Use this medicine with caution if you have diabetes, hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormone in the body), or kidney problems. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicine as they may interact with this medicine and cause undesired effects.
Atorva 80 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 10 years of age as the safety and efficacy data is not available. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding.
How Atorva 80 Mg (Atorvastatin) Works?
Atorva 80 Mg is a cholesterol-lowering medicine which has Atorvastatin, as an active ingredient. It basically works by blocking the enzyme (HMG-CoA Reductase) which is required in the body to make cholesterol. Atorvastatin reduces the bad cholesterol (LDL, Triglyceride) and increases Good Cholesterol (HDL); hence reducing long-term cardiovascular risks such as Stroke, Heart Attack, and Chest Pain.
How To Use Atorva Tablet
How To Take The Atorva 80 Mg (Atorvastatin)?
Atorva 80 Mg dose should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. You should swallow the tablet as a whole with water. Do not try to chew and crush it. It is always better to take it with or without food.
Benefits Of Atorva Tablet
In High cholesterol
Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.
- Musculoskeletal Pain
- Allergic Reaction
- Increased Liver Enzymes
- Increased Creatin Phosphokinase Level in blood
- Increased Glucose Level
- Joint Swelling
For How Long Should You Continue Using Atorva 80 Mg (Atorvastatin)?
You are always advised to take Atorva 80 Mg as prescribed by your doctor. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Do not take it in smaller or larger amount or for longer than recommended.
Atorva 80 Mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this tablet before completion of the course.
Store the Atorva 80 Mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and tablets are not damaged.