Avas 20 D Tablet is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination of two medicines that reduces “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels in the body. It may also reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better. It may cause diarrhea as a side effect, so it is better to have this medicine with food. It may change liver function and blood sugar levels, so monitor them properly. It may cause the amount of calcium in your blood to fall, so have regular blood tests to monitor the level of calcium. Dizziness, stomach pain, muscle pain, and constipation are some other side effects associated with this medicine.
USES OF AVAS D TABLET
- High cholesterol
AVAS D TABLET SIDE EFFECTS
- Stomach pain
- Muscle pain
- Increased glucose level in blood
HOW TO USE AVAS D TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Avas 20 D Tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW AVAS D TABLET WORKS
Avas 20 D Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Vitamin D3 which treat high cholesterol. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers “bad” cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises “good” cholesterol (HDL). Vitamin D3 is added to relieve the muscular pain caused by Atorvastatin.
AVAS D TABLET RELATED WARNINGS
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Avas 20 D Tablet Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Avas 20 D Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Avas 20 D Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Avas 20 D Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Avas 20 D Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Avas 20 D Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Avas 20 D Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Avas 20 D Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.