ATORIS table. 40 mg
ATORIS table. 40 mg
ATORIS WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Atoris belongs to a group of medicines known as statins - drugs that regulate lipid.
Atoris used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a diet low in fat and changes in lifestyle alone are insufficient. If you have an increased risk of heart disease Atoris may also reduce this risk even if your cholesterol levels are normal. Standard cholesterol lowering diet should be continued during treatment.
Cholesterol is a naturally occurring substance in the body and is necessary for normal growth. However, if there is too much cholesterol in your blood, it can build up in the walls of blood vessels, which may eventually be blocked. This is one of the most common causes of heart disease. It is assumed that elevated cholesterol levels increase the risk of heart disease. Other factors that will increase the risk of heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, lack of exercise, smoking, or family history of heart disease.
BEFORE YOU TAKE ATORIS
Do not take Atoris
If you are allergic to atorvastatin or to any of the excipients Atoris
If you have or have ever had a disease that affects the liver
If you have unexplained abnormal blood tests for liver function
If you are a woman of childbearing age not using reliable contraception
If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding
If you have a muscle injury, called myopathy
Take special care with Atoris if:
Have kidney problems;
Have thyroid, reduced function;
Have repeated or unexplained muscle pain, personal or family history of muscle problems;
You have had previous problems with muscles during treatment with other lipid-lowering drugs;
Regularly drink large amounts alkohfol;
Have a history of liver disease;
Are older than 70 years.
Taking other medicines
There are some medications that can alter the effect of Atoris or their effects can be changed by Atoris. This type vzaimodeystive could reduce the effectiveness of one or both drugs.
Conversely, it could increase the risk or severity of side effects, including. plight of muscle loss known as rabdiomioliza
There are some medicines that may interact with Atoris:
Drugs used to alter the way your immune system works, for example. cyclosporine;
Certain antibiotics or antifungal medicines, eg. erythromycin, clarithromycin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, rifampicin;
Other drugs that control lipid levels, eg. gemfibrozil, other fibrates, nicotinic acid derivatives, colestipol;
Some calcium channel blockers used for angina or high blood pressure, for example. diltiazem, drugs that regulate your heart rate, for example. digoxin, amiodarone.
Some benzodiazepines used for anxiety and other conditions, eg. nefazodone.
Protease inhibitors used in the treatment of AIDS
Other drugs known to interact with Atoris including warfarin, oral contraceptives, phenytoin and antacids.
Pregnancy and lactation
Atoris Do not take if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Women of childbearing potential should take appropriate contraceptive measures.
Driving and operating machinery
Do not drive if this medicine affects your ability to drive. Do not use any tools or machines if your ability to use them is affected by this medicine.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Atoris
Atoris contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
HOW TO TAKE ATORIS
Always Atoris exactly as you told your doctor. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The usual starting dose is 10 mg Atoris once daily.
It can be increased if necessary by your doctor until you are taking the amount you need. Your doctor will adjust the dosage at intervals of 4 weeks or more. The maximum dose is 80 mg Atoris.
Atoris tablets should be swallowed whole with water and can be taken at any time of the day with or without food. However, try to take your tablets at the same time each day.
Before starting treatment, your doctor will appoint a diet low in cholesterol, which should be continued during treatment with Atoris.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Very rare side effects:
You should stop taking Atoris and immediately contact your doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms: angioedema / swelling of the face, tongue and windpipe, which could lead to great difficulty in breathing / afilaaksiya / sudden allergic reaction with shortness of breath, rash, wheezing, hypotension / toxic epidermal necrolysis / severe skin rashes with blisters with redness and flaking / syndrome, Stevens-Jonson / condition with severe blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals / erythema multiforme / blotchy red rash /. If you have any problems with unexpected or unusual bleeding or bruising under the skin that can be targeted for liver complications.
Rare side effects:
Muscle weakness and soreness or inflammation that can progress to become a serious, potentially life-threatening condition. It may occur for no apparent reason / example not related to muscle loading /. If you have muscle weakness, tenderness or pain, especially if at the same time you feel sick or have a fever, stop taking Otoris and tell your doctor immediately.
Other side effects:
nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, bad hronosmilane, diarrhea, headache, muscle aches, weakness, insomnia, dizziness, chest pain, allergic reactions, numbness or tingling of the fingers and toes, reducing the sensation of pain or pain when touching the joints and back, rash, itching.
Uncommon side effects:
Anorexia, muscle cramps, unexpected bleeding or bruising under the skin due to low number of cells in the blood circulation to stop bleeding, ringing in the ears and / or head, weight gain, memory loss, hives, feeling unwell, impotence, hair loss, pancreatitis / inflammation of the pancreas leading to abdominal pain / increase and decrease in blood sugar levels.
Rare side effects:
Hepatitis / liver inflammation / jaundice / yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes /
Very rare side effects:
Altered sense of taste, visual disturbances, liver failure, hearing loss, gynecomastia, and tendon rupture.
The active substance is atorvastatin. Each tablet contains 40 mg of atorvastatin as atorvastatin calcium.
The other ingredients of tablets are povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, calcium carbonate, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium and magnesium stearate in the tablet core and polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide / E171 / macrogol 3000 and talc in film coating.