Larousse table. 10 mg
Larousse table. 10 mg
WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED Larousse
Larousse is a medicine that reduces the levels of blood lipids. Larousse is used in addition to the change in diet to reduce the amount of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides, when a diet low in fat and other therapies, such as exercise and a lifestyle, not enough. Larousse also used as an adjunct to other lipid-lowering drugs.
BEFORE YOU TAKE Larousse
Do not take Larousse:
If you are allergic to the active substance or any of the other ingredients of Larousse.
If the allergy was observed associated with similar lipid-lowering medication.
If you have liver disease.
If you suffer from muscle disorder.
During pregnancy and lactation.
If you are a woman of childbearing potential not using adequate contraception.
If you have unexplained abnormal results of blood tests of liver function.
Take special care with Larousse
If you have a history of liver disease or consume substantial quantities of alcohol.
If you have impaired kidney function
If you have a slow metabolism due to less activity of the thyroid gland
If you are over 70 years old
If you have a history of genetic myopathy
If you have a history of myopathy due to the use of lipid-lowering drugs.
If you notice unexplained muscle pain, cramps, soreness or fatigue, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever, contact your doctor as you may need treatment Larousse be discontinued or dose reductions.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. Some medicines may interfere with the effect of Larousse Larousse and may influence the effect of other drugs.
Exhibit caution when co-administering these drugs and Larousse, since it increases the risk of myopathy, which in rare cases can be serious and can lead to kidney damage:
Some antifungal medicines
Tell your doctor if you are taking warfarin, digoxin, oral contraceptives kolistipol, antacids, since they may increase the efficacy of these drugs.
Larousse not take during pregnancy. Women of childbearing potential should use reliable contraception during treatment Larousse. Ask your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Larousse Do not take if you are breastfeeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during breastfeeding.
HOW TO TAKE Larousse
Always Larousse exactly as your doctor tells you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Larousse is taken once daily. The drug can be taken at any time of day with or without food.
Remember to continue with a special diet and lifestyle changed during treatment Larousse.
The starting dose is determined by the level of cholesterol and the goal of treatment. The usual starting dose is 10 mg once daily. Dose adjustments may be made after 4 weeks or more pavet your doctor.
The maximum dose is 80 mg once daily.
The daily dose can be taken once.
Impaired renal function:
There is no need for dose adjustment. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Children and adolescents - 4-17 years of age:
Larousse use in children should be supervised by a specialist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Larousse can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Contact your doctor if you have unexplained muscle pain, cramps, soreness or fatigue, especially if accompanied by malaise or fever.
Reported the following adverse reactions:
Common - constipation, flatulence, dyspepsia, nausea, diarrhea, hypersensitivity, insomnia, headache, dizziness, skin sensations such as burning, prickling, itching or tingling, with no apparent physical cause rash, itching, muscle pain, joint pain, fatigue, chest pain, back pain and peripheral edema.
Uncommon - Lack of appetite, vomiting, reduced clotting properties, hair loss, baldness, high or low blood sugar, inflammation of the pancreas, nervous system disorder, itchy skin rash, memory loss, ringing or buzzing in the ears myopathy, ie painful and weakened muscles, malaise, weight gain, impotency.
Rare - Inflammation of the liver, jaundice, muscle pain, muscle cramps, weakness and general discomfort due to fever.
Very rare - Severe allergic reactions, transient swelling, which may affect as the face, neck, arms and legs, rash with blisters.
Atorvastatin is the active ingredient. Each tablet contains 20 mg atorvastatin
The other ingredients are: mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, calcium carbonate, povidone, croscarmellose sodium, sodium lauryl sulfate, silica colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide E171, macrogol 6000