Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:08 am

Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

Uses of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Control Cholesterol Levels

Side effects of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

The most common side effects of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet are – Headache, Altered Refraction, Dry Eyes, Dry Mouth, Glaucoma, Glossitis, Hearing Loss, Lip Swelling, Loss of Taste, Constipation, Diarrhea, Duodenal or Stomach Ulcers



These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

Do not use Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet if you are allergic to – Atorvastatin, Vitamin D IU

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet works

Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet contains – Atorvastatin, Vitamin D IU

Atorvastatin reduces plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase and cholesterol synthesis in the liver and by increasing the number of LDL receptors on liver cells to enhance LDL uptake and breakdown.

Vitamin D is made by the body when skin is exposed to sunlight, Vitamin D is used to treat and prevent bone disorders (such as rickets, osteomalacia).

Dosage of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

The dosage of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Atorec D3 10mg/1000IU Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Interaction

Drug :- amlodipine, cimetidine, clarithromycin, diltiazem, erythromycin, itraconazole, ritonavir with saquinavir: Increased atorvastatin level.

antacid, colestipol, efavirenz, rifampin: Possibly decreased blood atorvastatin level azole antifungals, clarithromycin, cyclosporine, erythromycin, fibric acid derivatives, lopinavir with ritonavir, niacin at dosage used for lipid modification, nicotinic acid, ritonavir with saquinavir: Increased risk of severe myopathy or rhabdomyolysis. cyclosporine: Increased atorvastatin bioavailability and risk of adverse reactions.

digoxin: Possibly increased blood digoxin level, causing toxicity.

oral contraceptives such as ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone: Increased hormone level.

Food :- grapefruit juice more than 1.2 L daily: Increased blood atorvastatin level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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