AZTOR 20 mg Tablet


Brand Name : AZTOR 20 mg Tablet
Generic Name :

Each Tablet Contains:

Atorvastatin 20 mg

Type of Medicine : Antihyperlipidemic, HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitor
Uses :
  • Primary hypercholesterolaemia
  • Hyperlipidaemia of diabetes mellitus
  • Secondary prophylaxis after MI (Myocardial Infraction)
Side Effects :
  • Causes headache, altered liver function test and gastrointestinal effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.Rash and hypersensitivity reaction have been reported rarely.
  • Also angioedema, anorexia, neuropathy, impotence, chest pain, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia reported.
Contraindications :
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Liver disease
  • Trauma
  • Surgery
Doses Form Available :

Tablet

Dose Available :

Initially 10 mg daily. May be increased upto 80 mg once daily.

Or as prescribed by Physician.

Precautions :

Use with caution in patient with history of liver diseases or who consume excessive amounts of alcohol. liver function tests should be carried out before and within 1-3 months of starting treatment and thereafter at intervals of 6 months for 1 year, unless indicated sooner by sign or symptoms suggestive of hepatotoxicity. Treatment should be discontinued if serum transaminase concentration rises to, and persist at.

Pharmaceuticals : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.