Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Atorva Gold 10 Capsule
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule is used for the prevention of heart attack. It is a combination of medicines that prevent clot formation in the blood vessels. It also helps to reduce increased cholesterol and triglycerides levels.
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule should be taken with food regularly at a fixed time each day. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like a low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.
Abdominal pain, indigestion, bruising, and nosebleeds are some common side effects of this medicine. This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, and using sharp objects. Let your doctor know if you notice muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), yellowing of the skin, and dark urine. Usually, it is advisable to avoid alcohol intake while taking this medicine.
Earlier taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Directions For Use:
Ordinary side effects of Atorva Gold
- Increased bleeding tendency
- Abdominal pain
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Warning & Precautions:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Atorva Gold 10 Capsule.
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Perceivek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Employ of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Employ of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Q. What is Atorva Gold 10 Capsule?
Atorva Gold 10 Capsule is a combination of three medicines: Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid, Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel. Aspirin and Clopidogrel are antiplatelet medicines. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots. On the other hand, Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine that blocks an enzyme which makes cholesterol in the body. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Q. Can the use of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule cause dizziness?
Affirmative, the use of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.
Q. Can the use of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule cause nausea and vomiting?
Affirmative, the use of Atorva Gold 10 Capsule can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Communicate to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Atorva Gold 10 Capsule?
Retain this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.