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ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Composition

ATORVASTATIN-40MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

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ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

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About ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET belongs to a class of medications called statins to treat raised cholesterol levels in our body. ATORLIP 40MG TABLET helps lower the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol in the blood and increase the level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol. Dyslipidaemia is the deposition of unhealthy levels of fats (lipid) in the blood. In this condition, there is always a high level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or bad cholesterol), triglycerides (TG) and low level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or good cholesterol). 

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET contains 'Atorvastatin' which works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body to decrease the amount of cholesterol that may build up on the arteries' walls and block blood flow to the heart, brain, and other parts of the body. ATORLIP 40MG TABLET helps to decrease the production of cholesterol that may build up on the blood vessels (arteries) of the heart, brain, and other parts of the body. By lowering cholesterol levels, they help prevent heart diseases such as heart attacks and strokes in the future. ATORLIP 40MG TABLET can also be prescribed for people with a family history of a raised cholesterol in coronary heart disease or long-term health conditions of type 1, type 2 diabetes, or rheumatoid arthritis.

The prescribed dose of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET is daily once a day at the same time. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. You can take ATORLIP 40MG TABLET with food or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. In a few cases, you may experience allergic reactions, hyperglycaemia (excess of glucose in the bloodstream), headache, vision blurred, pain, constipation, nausea, diarrhoea, muscle spasms, joint swelling, and back pain. Most of these side effects of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Consult your doctor immediately if you have yellowing of eye/skin (jaundice), dark urine, or repeated unexplained muscular pain.

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET may cause a breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. This condition usually occurs in the elderly, people with kidney disease, and poorly controlled hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). ATORLIP 40MG TABLET should not be prescribed to children less than 10 years of age. You should contact a doctor before if you have had an allergic reaction to ATORLIP 40MG TABLET, have liver or kidney problems, pregnant or planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding, have severe lung disease, have a previous heart attack or stroke caused by bleeding in the brain, have hypothyroidism, drink more than 2 servings of alcohol per day and have a muscle disorder (fibromyalgia). The efficiency of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET can be increased by taking low fat or cholesterol-containing food and drinks. 

Uses of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

High cholesterol 

Directions for Use

Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow the tablet with a full glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. It is preferable to take the drug at the same time every day for better results.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

Like all medicines, ATORLIP 40MG TABLET can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may experience side effects like headache, blurred vision, muscle weakness, allergic reactions, hyperglycaemia (excess of glucose in the bloodstream), constipation, nausea, diarrhoea, joint swelling and back pain. Most of these side effects of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET may cause a breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. This condition usually occurs in the elderly, people with kidney disease, and poorly controlled hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). ATORLIP 40MG TABLET should not be prescribed to children less than 10 years of age. You should contact a doctor before if you have had an allergic reaction to ATORLIP 40MG TABLET, have liver problem (jaundice, liver cirrohosis), or kidney problems, pregnant or planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding, have severe lung disease, have a previous heart attack or stroke caused by bleeding in the brain, have hypothyroidism, drink more than 2 servings of alcohol per day and have a muscle disorder (fibromyalgia) and damaged muscle tissue (rhabdomyolysis).

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Do not drink too much while taking this medicine. drinking a lot of alcohol you may more likely to get muscle and liver side effects.

  • Pregnancy

    ATORLIP 40MG TABLET is not recommended during pregnancy. Contact your doctor before taking ATORLIP 40MG TABLET.

  • Breast Feeding

    Breastfeeding is not recommended. Contact your doctor before taking ATORLIP 40MG TABLET.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    ATORLIP 40MG TABLET has negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

  • Liver

    ATORLIP 40MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    ATORLIP 40MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (ATO0029)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Yes. Muscle weakness can be the long term side effects of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET. You may have muscle fatigue or muscle pain which affects your daily activity. Try to contact doctor if you have muscle weakness or fatigue.

No, there's no evidence that atorvastatin is addictive.

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET can raise your blood sugar a little. If you already have type 2 diabetes please consult your doctor. Your doctor may adjust dosage of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET.

There's no strong evidence to suggest that taking ATORLIP 40MG TABLET will reduce fertility in either men or women. However, it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking it if you're likely to get pregnant or pregnant.

Increase your daily diet with fibre, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fish, and cut saturated fat as well. Stop smoking and drinking and try to work out every day as well.

No, you should not stop taking ATORLIP 40MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. Please take advice from the doctor before quitting.

Yoghurt is a probiotic which can help in lowering the raised cholesterol level if taken with ATORLIP 40MG TABLET. Yoghurt eaters have a better metabolic profile than those who didn't eat yoghurt.

There is no firm clinical evidences that states that intake of ATORLIP 40MG TABLET cause harm to baby. However ATORLIP 40MG TABLET passess into the breast milk and may harm baby. So, it is advisable to consult doctor if you are nursing mother and taking ATORLIP 40MG TABLET.

People affected with hypothyroidism (under active thyroid), muscle weakness, joint pain, kidney disease, diabetes, liver disease, uncontrolled epilepsy, high or low pottasium level, or severely low blood pressure.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

ATORLIP 40MG TABLET

MRP: 215.43

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