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Atorvastatin Calcium
20 mg
ACI Limited

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Indications

Atorvastatin is indicated as an adjunct to diet for reduction of elevated total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, and triglycerides in patients with-
  • Primary hypercholesterolemia- heterozygous familial and non-familial hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia (Fredrickson types IIa and IIb)
  • Elevated serum TG levels (Fredrickson type IV)
  • Primary dysbetalipoproteinemia (Fredrickson type III) who do not respond adequately to diet.
  • Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia as an adjunct to other lipid-lowering treatments (LDL apheresis) or if such treatments are unavailable.

Therapeutic Class

Other Anti-anginal & Anti-ischaemic drugs, Statins

Side Effects

Atorvastatin is generally well tolerated. Adverse reactions have usually been mild and transient. Reversible myositis is rare but significant side effect of the statins. The statins also cause headache, altered liver-function tests and gastro-intestinal effects including abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. Thrombocytopenia, rash and hypersensitivity reactions have been reported rarely. Other side effects are reported with Atorvastatin therapy includes insomnia, angioedema, anorexia, asthenia, paraesthesia, peripheral neuropathy, alopecia, pruritus, rash, impotence, chest pain, hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.