ATORVASTATIN + CALCIUM - Uses, Warnings, Side Effects, Precautions, Overdose and Brands
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ATORVASTATIN + CALCIUM

Atorvastatin + calcium is a medication that is utilized for the treatment of elevated cholesterol levels.

Atorvastatin is utilized alongside a healthy diet to help lower bad cholesterol and fats and increase good cholesterol or HDL in the blood. It is known as a “statin.” It works by decreasing cholesterol made by the liver. Bringing down bad cholesterol and triglycerides and raising good cholesterol diminishes the danger of heart disease and counteracts strokes and heart attacks.

Atorvastatin + calcium is used in the following conditions:

  • Primary hypercholesterolemia
  • Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Combined (mixed) hyperlipidemia

Do not use in people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Active liver disease or unexplained persistent elevations of serum transaminases

Atorvastatin + calcium may have the following side effects:

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Dyspepsia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Renal impairment
  • Myopathy
  • Myalgias
  • Pregnancy and Lactation

 

Interactions

Atorvastatin + calcium may interact with the following medicines:

  • Antacids
  • Colestipol
  • Erythromycin
  • Norethindrone
  • Ethinylestradiol
  • Warfarin

If you think you have used Atorvastatin + calcium more than the usual dosage, please contact medical help immediately.

 

Available Brands:

  • Actimed
  • Adivast
  • Atonamis
  • Atopitar
  • Ator-10
  • Atorbiz
  • Atorcad
  • Atormax
  • Atorphil
  • Atorvas
  • Atorvast
  • Atorwin
  • Atroact
  • Avamax
  • Avas
  • Bestatin
  • Betorvas
  • Itorvaz
  • Lipikhan
  • Lipitor
  • Lipivent
  • Lolip
  • Medtor
  • Onestatin
  • Orvakline
  • Pharex
  • Protorvas
  • Rhea Atorvastatin
  • RiteMED
  • Rusatin
  • Saatin
  • Torvas
  • Truvast
  • Vaztor
  • Xantor
  • Xentor
  • Zydusatorv

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