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Atorva 20mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering drug. It is used to lower the levels of fats and bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood while increasing the levels of good cholesterol (HDL). Each tablet of Atorva contains the active ingredient Atorvastatin, which is known as an HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitor (statin).
Atorva 20mg Tablet is a very effective treatment option for lowering high cholesterol and fat levels in individuals with hypercholesterolemia. It is also indicated in the prevention of heart attacks and stroke. It is prescribed for patients with a family history of heart disease or other health conditions, such as diabetes and arthritis. Atorva 20mg works by blocking the activity of an enzyme known as HMG CoA reductase, which causes the formation of cholesterol by the liver, hence this drug prevents the liver from producing fat.
You can now buy Atorva 20mg Tablets online from emeds Pharmacy by simply completing the online ordering process. There is no particular need for you to physically visit a pharmacy or book an appointment with a doctor as you can safely and securely have medicines delivered to your home or another choice of location. If you have any query relating to ordering Atorva 20mg Tablets online via our website, feel free to contact us on 0311 113 6337 where a qualified member of the team will be available to assist you.
In adults, the usual initial dose is ½ tablet (10 mg) taken orally once per day. The dose may be increased with the maximum dosage being 80 mg taken orally once per day.
In children over the age of 10, the usual initial dose is ½ tablet (10 mg) taken orally once per day.
The dose of Atorva 20mg can be taken with or without a meal.
If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose.
Some common and uncommon side-effects include:
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist at emeds Pharmacy before using this drug.