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Aarpik (20mg) (Atorvastatin) Drug Price and Information

Aarpik (20mg) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.  

Aarpik (20mg)

  Tablet  
Mefro Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Generic : Atorvastatin
 134.00
20mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Aarpik (20mg) (Atorvastatin) from Mefro Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

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    Drug Name : Atorvastatin

    Atorvastatin(Lipitor) generic Aarpik (20mg) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.
    More Info about Atorvastatin

    Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Aarpik (20mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult PO- Initial- The recommended dose is 10 mg daily. Maximum: 80 mg/day.

    Side effects of Aarpik (20mg)

    Most Common : Nose inflammation, joint pain, diarrhea, pain in extremity, urinary tract infection, indigestion, nausea, muscle and bone pain, muscle spasms, sleeplessness and throat pain.

    Body as a whole : Uneasiness and fever.

    Gastrointestinal : Abdominal discomfort, eructation, flatulence, liver inflammation and bile obstruction.

    Musculoskeletal : Muscle fatigue, neck pain and joint swelling.

    Metabolic : Increase in liver enzymes level, abnormal liver function tests and increased sugar level.

    Central Nervous system : Dizziness, depression, fatigue, peripheral neuropathy and abnormal dreams.

    Respiratory : Nose bleed.

    Skin : Hives.

    Eye and ENT : Blurred vision and ringing in the ear.

    Genitourinary : Urinary tract infection.

    Musculoskeletal: Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM).

    How to use Aarpik (20mg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Aarpik (20mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with severe liver problems, who are taking HIV protease inhibitors, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Aarpik (20mg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of low blood pressure, serious infection, seizures, electrolyte problems, liver problems, alcohol abuse, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Avoid alcohol consumption.

    Follow the diet and exercise program as directed by your physician.

    Monitor blood cholesterol level and liver functions regularly while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Aarpik (20mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Aarpik (20mg)

    Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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