Atorlip (Atorvastatin)

Strength(s): 5 mg ; 10 mg ; 20 mg ; 40 mg

Active Ingredient: Atorvastatin



Atorlip 10 mg is taken to reduce high cholesterol levels and fats present in the blood so as to reduce the risk of heart disease that is caused by high cholesterol. Apart from lowering the total cholesterol, Atorlip increases the level of “good” cholesterol (HDL) that aids in unblocking hardened arteries and lowers the levels of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) that causes the hardening and blockage of the arteries.

When Atorlip is used together with a low-fat diet, it is instrumental in treating patients at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) or those with high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), either inherited or arising from the lifestyle of the patient (obesity, lack of exercise and high-fat diet).

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How Atorlip Works

Atorlip is made of Atorvastatin, which is classified in a group of cholesterol-lowering medications referred to as statins. Atorvastatin works by reducing the generation of cholesterol by the liver. This is achieved by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, an important enzyme in the production of cholesterol.

Atorlip 10 is only able to inhibit the cholesterol produced in the liver. It has no control over the cholesterol derived from the fat in food. This is why anyone taking Atorlip medication should stick to a low-fat diet. Often, high cholesterol does not produce any symptoms, but taking Atorlip 10 mg goes a long way in lowering blood cholesterol and thus lowering the risk of heart disease.

Atorlip Usage

Atorlip should be taken orally. It is recommended that the medication is taken once every day in the evening. Dosage is dependent on age, medical condition and any reactions to the medication.

This medication should be taken regularly and the medication should not stop unless from the instructions of a doctor. In case a dose is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, do not take both doses together. Skip the missed dose to avoid double dosing. Atorlip can be used throughout a patient’s life if prescribed by a doctor.

Precautions in using Atorlip

Atorlip should be avoided by patients with a history of liver diseases. Also, pregnant women and mothers in the breastfeeding stage should stay away from the medication. Patients with liver and thyroid disorders should exercise caution when using Atorlip medication as it could adversely affect these conditions.

Patients taking Atorlip medication should avoid alcohol and grapefruit products such as grapefruit juice. These substances are known to reduce the effectiveness of Atorlip and increase the risk of other medical conditions such as liver conditions.

Atorlip can react with other medications such as macrolide antibiotics and cardiac glycosides. It is, therefore, important for patients taking these medications to inform the doctor before the drug is prescribed. Also, other medication taken for high blood pressure, indigestion and other cardiovascular disorders could prove harmful when taken with Atorlip.

Side Effects

Not all patients have side effects when taking Atorlip. However, possible side effects include loss of appetite, abdominal fullness, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, dizziness, and headache. Serious side effects include muscle pains, painful and swollen joints, tinging of hands and feet, and muscle weakness. All these effects should be reported to a doctor immediately.

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