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Xtor 5 Tablet

Product Of Ipca Laboratories Limited



Pack of 10 tablet


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Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Xtor 5 Tablet


Xtor 5 Tablet 10's belongs to a class of medications called statins to treat raised cholesterol levels in our body. Xtor 5 Tablet 10's helps lower the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol in the blood and increase the level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol. Dyslipidaemia is the deposition of unhealthy fat (lipid) levels in the blood. In this condition, there is always a high level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or bad cholesterol), triglycerides (TG) and a low level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or good cholesterol).


Xtor 5 tablet is used to lower lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
It is also used to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Directions For Use:

Swallow Xtor 5 Tablet 10's as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Side Effects:

  • Headache
  • Blurred Vision
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Hyperglycaemia (Excess glucose in the bloodstream)
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint Swelling
  • Back Pain

Warning & Precautions:

This medicine should not be used in some conditions such as liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine as it may harm the developing baby. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while taking this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels. Your doctor may check your liver function before starting the treatment and monitor it regularly thereafter.


Q: Does Xtor 5 cause acidity?
A: Sometimes Xtor 5 tablet may cause acidity or heartburn as a side effect. However, not everyone experiences the side effect. Talk to your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or worsen.

Q: What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking Xtor 5?
Avoid fried and junk food.
Avoid carbonated drinks.
Avoid having grapefruit juice with this medicine.
Have the last meal of the day at least 3-4 hours before bedtime.

Q: Can I stop taking Xtor 5 on my own?
A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking Xtor 5 tablet on your own without consulting your doctor.

Q: What is the best time to take Xtor 5?
A: Xtor 5 tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. However, it can be taken at any time of day with or without food.

Q: What is Xtor 5 used for?
Xtor 5 tablet is used to lower lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
It is also used to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Q: Is Xtor 5 and atorvastatin the same?
A: Yes, Xtor 5 tablet contains atorvastatin as the active ingredient.

Q: Is Xtor 5 a blood thinner?
A: No, Xtor 5 tablet is not a blood thinner medicine. It is a lipid-lowering medicine that helps to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It also increases the good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein/HDL) levels in the body.

Q: Can I take Xtor 5 if I am taking other medicines?
A: You can take Xtor 5 tablet with other medicines if your doctor recommends it. Some medicines can affect the way Xtor 5 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time. Always tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Q: What are the side effects of Xtor 5?
A: Some individuals may experience headache, nausea, diarrhoea, back pain, and indigestion with the use of Xtor 5 tablet. These side effects are generally mild and go away with time. However, in case these effects persist, talk to your doctor.

Q: What if I forget to take a dose of Xtor 5?
It would be best if you take the doses at the appropriate time for the desired effect.
However, if you forget to take any dose of Xtor 5 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Q: What is LDL and HDL?
A: Low-density lipoprotein/LDL is also known as bad cholesterol. It contributes to the development of fatty material in the arteries and may increase the possibility of heart attack and stroke. High-density lipoprotein/HDL is also known as good cholesterol. It absorbs cholesterol and carries it back to the liver which then flushes it out of the body.


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