Atorvastatin

Category: Cholesterol



Atorvastatin Overview

Atorvastatin, sold under the brand name Lipitor among others, is a statin medication used to prevent cardiovascular disease in those at high risk and to treat abnormal lipid levels.[2] For the prevention of cardiovascular disease, statins are a first-line treatment.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include joint pain, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and muscle pains.[2] Serious side effects may include rhabdomyolysis,...

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RDY 123 white tablet

What is a white tablet with RDY123? How do I know if it is Atorvastatin or Hydrocodone? ## This tablet contains Atorvastatin Calcium 40 mg (NDC 55111-0123). Inactive Ingredients: - Crospovidone - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Methyl Alcohol - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Sodium Bicarbonate - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Isopropyl Alcohol - Methylene Chloride - Polyethylene Glycols - Titanium Dioxide - Hypromelloses Ref: DailyMed

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white pill aty 40

App on one side and aty40 on other side white pill ## Hello, Sharon! How are you? I believe the marking you're looking at is actually APO ATV40. This tablet is manufactured by Apotex and they list it as containing 40mgs of Atorvastatin, which is used to help lower cholesterol. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Why am I taking Atorvastatin 40 mgtab

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Atorvastatin Gluten Free

I have celiac disease and want to know if Atorvastatin is gluten free. Thanks ## The composition of inactive ingredients can really depend upon each manufacturer of Atorvastatin. Some may or may not contain any gluten, but if you know the marking or imprint on your tablet, it should be possible to find a list of the ingredients. Any additional details on the pill's physical properties (i.e. shape, color) would also be good to have as well. ## I am a celiac and also take atorvastatin It is white and oval with MX on front and A15 on back. Dont know if that is enough info to b able to tell me. Thanxs ## No this was not helpful, the question was simple, does it contain gluten yes or no ## The atorvastatin I have is white and imprinted with RDY- manufacturer is Dr. Reddy's ## I have ...

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RDY 122 white tablet

Trying to identify a white tablet with RDY on one side and 122 on the other side. ## A white tablet with imprint RDY 122 contains Atorvastatin 20mg (NDC 55111-122) Inactive Ingredients: - Crospovidone - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Methyl Alcohol - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Sodium Bicarbonate - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Isopropyl Alcohol - Methylene Chloride - Polyethylene Glycols - Titanium Dioxide - Hypromelloses ## What kind of pill has RDY on one side and 122 on other side? White oblong.

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Tonact Q vs Tonact TG

I would like to know details of this drug and comparison with Tonact TG. ## Tonact Q (Atorvastatin and Coenzyme Q10) is used in the treatment of high cholesterol. Tonact TG (Atorvastatin 10mg and Fenofibrate 160mg) is used to treat high cholesterol and heart attack.

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Side effects of Tonact 10 and GTN Sorbitrate CR 2.6

I am 55 years old having problem of hyper acidity and allergy of Sulfur, recently I have done an angiography as I have face some problems of chest pain. As per the result 40% blockage was found and doctor has prescribe the medicine but Mono Isordil SR 30 did not work for me. I have severe headaches so my doctor changed the drug and gave me GTN Sorbitrate CR 2.6, but I face the same problem, though I got some relief in chest pain. So what I have to do ? Please let me know the side effects of both the drugs. ## Common side effects of Tonact 10 (Atorvastatin) is constipation, flatulence, dyspepsia, and abdominal pain. ## Common side effects of GTN Sorbitrate CR 2 (Nitroglycerin) is dizziness, headaches, blurred vision, decreased blood pressure, increased heart rate, lightheadedness, and ti...

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Tonact 10 side effects

I am advised by the doctor to take Tonact 10 for high Cholesterol. Now I have been taking it almost for a year. I sometimes feel weak and loose control of nerves. Is this kind of side effect? Should I discontinue? Still my Cholesterol levels are not very encouraging. ## this site is not medical professionals and even if we were, we could not properly advise you on what to do over the internet. That said, Tonact contains the active ingredient Atorvastatin and the side effects you are experiencing are normal for these Statin medications. For some people they are severe enough that they must stop or switch medications or have a dosage adjustment. You can also experience: muscle aches, joint pain and headache. You can read more here: Have you spoken to your doctor about this? ## I was advic...

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can i reduce atorvastatin 20mg to 10mg

i am 74 yr old male. Chlorestrol normal, but on advice of Doctor. Wouldit be OK to reduce dosage to 10 mg? ## Hello, Nestro31! How are you? If your doctor has instructed you to lower the dose, it would be best to do as they've directed. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My husband was similar, so he weaned himself off the Statin (I forget which one it was) couldn't get any logical answer from the doc as to why not. He now takes no statins, and cholesterol is non existant.

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Increasing Atorvastatin dosage from 10 to 20 mg

I am 78 year old male from India. I am diabetic but under control and mild bp under control. My cholestrol level is 113, Tryglycerides 166, HDL 46, LDL 32 and VLDL 35 as on 16th dec 2020. Previously as on 15/9/2019 cholestrol is 111, tryglycerides 134, HDL 43, LDL 32 and VLDL 35. I have been taking Atorvostatin 10 mg since many years. But when this tryglycerides level is 166 from 134 recently , I feel i should raise the dosage and would like to take 20 mg atorvostatin. Since I am diabetic, i think i am not supposed to stop atorvostatin. Can i increase the dosage from 10 mg to 20 mg? Is there any harm in doing so? Kindly advise. ## Hi Veera, First a few questions, what type of diabetic are you? And do you have any other health issues like thyroid, liver etc and what other meds are you ta...

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Aspavor side effects

aspavor side effects and drug information ## Atorvastatin is the active ingredient in Aspavor, which is used for lowering blood cholesterol. There is a substantial list of side effects associated with Atorvastatin; many of which occur in only 1-10 percent of patients. Headache is the most common side effect.Other rare side effects include: Weakness, Insomnia and dizziness. Chest pain and peripheral edema. Rash, Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea. Urinary tract infection, Arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, arthritis sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, rhinitis Infection, flu-like syndrome, allergic reaction. Elevation of alanine transaminase (ALT) and aspartate transaminase (AST) has been described in a few cases. To learn more about Atorvastatin and other...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Atorvastatin
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Atorvastatin: (124 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0141 Atorvastatin Calcium (Atorvastatin 80 mg) by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0214 Atorvastatin Calcium 40 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0215 Atorvastatin Calcium 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0216 Atorvastatin Calcium 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-2015 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2017 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 20 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2121 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 40 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2122 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 80 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3950 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3951 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 20 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3952 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 40 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3953 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 80 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-3774 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3775 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 20 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3776 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 40 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3777 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 80 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0781-5381 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5382 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 20 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5384 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 40 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5388 Atorvastatin (As Atorvastatin Calcium) 80 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
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Other drugs which contain Atorvastatin or a similar ingredient: (5 results)