What is Atorvachol used for?
Atorvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower “bad” cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise “good” cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as “statins.” It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.
What drugs should not be taken with atorvastatin?
Severe interactions of atorvastatin include:
- red yeast rice.
When should you take Atorvachol?
Take atorvastatin once a day. You can choose to take it at any time, as long as you stick to the same time every day. Sometimes doctors may recommend taking it in the evening. This is because your body makes most cholesterol at night.
What are the side effects of Atorvachol?
These are the more common side effects, and are usually mild and short-lived….Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
- muscle and joint pain, muscle weakness.
- constipation, diarrhoea.
- stomach or belly pain, nausea.
- urine infection.
- stuffy or runny nose.
- nose bleeds.
Can I take painkillers with atorvastatin?
No interactions were found between atorvastatin and Paracetamol. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.
Is 80 mg of atorvastatin too much?
The dosage range of LIPITOR is 10 to 80 mg once daily. LIPITOR can be administered as a single dose at any time of the day, with or without food. The starting dose and maintenance doses of LIPITOR should be individualized according to patient characteristics such as goal of therapy and response.
What happens if you forget to take simvastatin?
If you occasionally forget to take a dose, take your next dose the next day at the usual time. Never take 2 doses at the same time. Never take extra doses. If you often forget doses, it may help to set an alarm to remind you.
What are the side effects of simvastatin?
Simvastatin may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- stomach pain.
- memory loss or forgetfulness.
- itchy or red skin.
Do statins make you age faster?
Statins do have side effects, all medication does to some extent. And some of those side effects reported could also be deemed to be signs of premature aging. Memory loss and weakness or fatigue are both listed under ‘uncommon side effects’ on the NHS website.
How often do you need to take atorvachol tablets?
Your doctor will tell you how many tablets you need to take each day. This may depend on your condition and whether or not you are taking any other medicines. The usual dose of Atorvachol is between 10 mg-80 mg taken once a day. Swallow the tablet (s) whole with a full glass of water. Do not chew or crush the tablets.
What is the active ingredient in the medicine atorvachol?
Keep this leaflet with your medicine. You may need to read it again. The name of your medicine is Atorvachol. It contains the active ingredient atorvastatin. Atorvastatin is used to lower high cholesterol levels.
Which is the Oxycontin pill with the OC 80 on it?
OC 80 (OxyContin 80 mg) Pill with imprint OC 80 is Green, Round and has been identified as OxyContin 80 mg. It is supplied by Purdue Pharma LP.
What happens to your cholesterol if you stop taking atorvachol?
If you stop taking Atorvachol, your cholesterol levels may rise again. If it is less than 12 hours before your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to. Otherwise, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking your medicine as you would normally.