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Starcad (Atorvastatin) Drug Price and Information

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Starcad - Lupin Laboratories Ltd. (Pinnacle)

Starcad  Tablet  


Generic : Atorvastatin
 80.00
10mg/5mg
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019

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When is Starcad prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

Atorvastatin: Know More About The Cholesterol Lowering Drug

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Starcad(Atorvastatin) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who should avoid taking Starcad?

A: Starcad is not recommended for patients with  hypersensitivity to the drug, acute liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatitis(1 Trusted Source
Atorvastatin

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).

Q: Is Starcad safe during pregnancy?

A: Starcad 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

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).

Q: Does Starcad have any dietary restrictions?

A: Avoid grapefruit juice while taking Starcad, as it significantly affects the pharmacokinetics of Starcad. Concurrent use of Starcad and st john's wort may reduce Starcad effectiveness(3 Trusted Source
Effects of grapefruit juice on pharmacokinetics of atorvastatin and pravastatin in Japanese

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).

Q: Is it better to take Starcad at night or morning?

A: It is usually taken once a day, either in the morning or evening, with or without food. It is better to take Starcad around the same time every day(4 Trusted Source
Atorvastatin

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).

Q: Is it safe to take Starcad for long term?

A: The long term use of Starcad 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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).

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  • 1. Atorvastatin - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK430779/ )
  • 2. Statin use during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22390808/)
  • 3. Effects of grapefruit juice on pharmacokinetics of atorvastatin and pravastatin in Japanese - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1884469/ )
  • 4. Atorvastatin - (https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a600045.html )
  • 5. Long-term efficacy and safety of a generic atorvastatin in usual clinical care setting - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22111443/ )
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