Atorkare-EZ is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.
Generic : Atorvastatin
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Drug information on Atorkare-EZ (Atorvastatin) from Nitro Cadineur
Drug Name : Atorvastatin
Atorvastatin(Lipitor) generic Atorkare-EZ is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.
More Info about Atorvastatin
Trade Names for Atorvastatin
Adult PO- Initial- The recommended dose is 10 mg daily. Maximum: 80 mg/day.
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).
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver problems, who are taking HIV protease inhibitors, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and hypersensitivity.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25°C).