It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
When Should Esia not be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver problems, who are taking HIV protease inhibitors, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and hypersensitivity.
Warnings and Precautions for Esia
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 Esia
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions for Esia
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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Esia(Atorvastatin) : Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who should avoid taking Esia?
A: Esia is not recommended for patients with hypersensitivity to the drug, acute liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatitis(1✔✔Trusted Source Atorvastatin
A: Esia is not recommended during pregnancy or in women who may become pregnant. Statins are not recommended during pregnancy due to the increased risk of congenital abnormalities in the fetus(2✔✔Trusted Source Statin use during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
A:Avoid grapefruit juice while taking Esia, as it significantly affects the pharmacokinetics of Esia. Concurrent use of Esia and st john's wort may reduce Esia effectiveness(3✔✔Trusted Source Effects of grapefruit juice on pharmacokinetics of atorvastatin and pravastatin in Japanese
A: The long term use of Esia is safe and effective in the treatment of hypercholesterolaemia. Do not discontinue the medication without consulting your doctor(5✔✔Trusted Source Long-term efficacy and safety of a generic atorvastatin in usual clinical care setting
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