What Are The Uses Of Atorvastatin?
It is used to treat high levels of cholesterol.
It is a lipid lowering medication and used to prevent several cardiac diseases such as heart stroke.
It works by lowering down the amount of LDL (Low-Density Lipoproteins) and thus helps in decreasing the level of cholesterol in the blood.
What Are The Side Effects Of Atorvastatin?
Some of the common side-effects may be:
Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occur:
- Increase in sugar level
- Weakness, muscle pain
- Weight gain
- Decrease in amount of urine
What Are The Contraindications Of Atorvastatin?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
- Liver disease
- Lung disease
- Muscle disorder
- Alcohol addiction