Atorec (10 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Atorec (10 mg) - Atorvastatin- Tablet is manufactured by Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Atorvastatin- 10 mg.

Atorec (10 mg) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

GI disturbances.
Reversible myositis, headache, insomnia, anorexia, impotence, chest pain.
Xerostomia, angioedema, myalgia, rash/pruritus, alopecia, allergy, infection.
Thrombocytopenia.
Rhabdomyolysis with acute renal failure.

Indications

Primary hypercholesterolaemia, heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia or combined hyperlipidaemia.

Contra Indications

Hypersensitivity.
Active liver disease.
Pregnancy and lactation.
Porphyria.

Caution

Alcoholism.
Risk factors for myopathy or rhabdomyolysis.
Hypothyroidism.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.8.5 in India as of date.

Formulation

Atorec (10 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Atorvastatin- 10 mg.

Atorec (10 mg) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Atorec (10 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Atorvastatin

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