Truvast

Truvast

atorvastatin

Manufacturer:

Hexagon Pharma

Distributor:

Trumed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Atorvastatin Ca
Indications/Uses
Primary hypercholesterolemia, heterozygous & homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or combined mixed hyperlipidemia in patients who have not responded adequately to diet & other appropriate measures.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 10 mg daily, may be adjusted at intervals of 4 wk up to max of 80 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May take w/o regard to time of day. Avoid excessive consumption (>1 L/day) of grapefruit juice. 
Contraindications
Active liver disease, persistent elevation of serum transaminase. Women of childbearing potential. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Immune thrombocytopenia; acute hepatitis; muscle disorders eg, rhabdomyolysis; toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Drug Interactions
Antacids, antipyrine, colestipol, digoxin, OCs.
ATC Classification
C10AA05 - atorvastatin ; Belongs to the class of HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Truvast film-coated tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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