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Side effect(s) of Atorvastatin

Read the side effects of Atorvastatin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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).

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Atorvastatin

Atorvastatin(Lipitor) generic is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.
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