TORVACARD table. 40 mg. 30 table
TORVACARD table. 40 mg. 30 table
What is Torvakard and what it is used?
Torvakard belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are hipolipidemichni funds. Torvakard used to lower cholesterol and blood trilitseridite when this can not be achieved by diet with reduced fat through lifestyle change. At increased risk of heart disease may also izpolzma Torvakard to reduce the risk even if cholesterol levels are normal. During lechenieot should continue usual diet to lower cholesterol.
Cholesterol is a natural body substance required for normal amount rastezh.Kogato But cholesterol is too high, it may be suspended on the walls of blood vessels and they can be blocked. This is one of the most common causes of sadechno disease. Other factors that increase the risk of heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, smoking, or family history of heart disease.
Before using Torvakard
Do not take Torvakard
If you are hypersensitive to Torvakard or similar drug for lowering blood lipids or to any of the excipients of the medicinal product;
If you suffer or have suffered from liver disease;
If you have unexplained, abnormal values of blood tests of liver function;
If you are a woman of childbearing age and are taking certain contraceptives;
If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant in the near future;
If you are breastfeeding;
If you suffer from skeletal muscle disease called myopathy
Taking other medicines
Some medicines may interact with Torvakard:
Drugs that suppress the immune reactions of the body
Certain antibiotics or antifungals / eg. erythromycin, clarithromycin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, rifampicin /
Other drugs to lower lipid levels in the blood;
Some calcium channel blockers used for angina or high blood pressure medications regulate heartbeat / example. dioxin /;
Some benzodiazepines used for anxiety or other conditions;
Protease inhibitors used in the treatment of AIDS;
Other drugs that are known to interact with Torvakard include warfarin / which slows blood clotting / oral contraceptives, phenytoin / agent against seizures in epileptics / antacids / medicines that decrease stomach acid containing aluminum or magnesium /
Pregnancy and lactation
TOrvakard Do not take if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or plan to become pregnant in the near future. Women of childbearing age should take appropriate measures
Torvakard Do not take if you are breastfeeding
Important information about some of the ingredients of Torvakard
Torvakard contains lactose. If your doctor tells you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
How to use Torvakard?
The usual starting dose is 10 mg once daily Torvakard. Further, the dosage may be changed by Your doctor according to your needs. Your doctor will adjust the dosage at intervals of 4 weeks or more. The maximum daily dose is 80 mg atorvastatin.
Torvakard tablets should be swallowed whole with water. They can be taken at any time of day with or without food. Try to take your tablets at the same time each day.
Always Torvakard exactly as directed by your doctor.
Before starting treatment, your doctor will put you on cholesterol-lowering diet that you must follow, and during therapy Torvakard
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
The following side effects are important and require immediate action if you experience:
Angioneurotic edema / swelling of the face, tongue and trachea, causing breathing difficulties /. This is very very rare reaction, but may be serious. If this happens, tell your doctor immediately.
Sometimes there is wear and tear or inflammation of muscles and very rarely have complications, abnormal muscle breakdown. If you show weakness, tenderness or pain, and yet it feels good and you have a fever, stop taking Torvakard and tell your doctor immediately.
If you notice problems with unexpected or unusual bleeding or bruising, it may be a sign of liver complaint. Consult a doctor as quickly as possible.
Other side effects Torvakard:
Nausea, stomach pain, constipation, flatulence, indigestion, headache, muscle aches, weakness, diarrhea, insomnia, dizziness, chest pain, allergic reactions, numbness, joint pain and back pain, asthenia / weakness / peripheral edema, itching.
Anorexia, numbness or itrapvane fingers, vomiting, rash, muscle cramps, unexpected bleeding or bruising, ringing in the ears and / or head napalvyavane, memory loss, hives, fatigue, impotence, hair loss, pancreatitis.
Reduced skin sensitivity when light touch or pain, muscle weakness, blistering rash, peripheral edema, hepatitis, jaundice, rhabdomyolysis
Torvakard 40: Each tablet contains 41,36 g atorvastatin calcium, corresponding to 40 g atorvastatin.
Microcrystalline cellulose, heavy magnesium oxide, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium salt, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, macrogol 6000, titanium dioxide, talc.