Avas 40 Tablet

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Avas 40 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Micro Labs Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Atorvastatin (40mg)

INTRODUCTION OF AVAS TABLET

Avas 40 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It is used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in your blood vessels and causes narrowing, which may lead to heart attack or stroke.

Avas 40 Tablet is a widely prescribed medicine and is regarded as safe for long-term use. It can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day, but it is preferable to take it at night. Most people with high cholesterol don’t feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may put you at a greater risk of heart disease or stroke. This medicine is only one part of a comprehensive treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction.
Common side effects of this medicine include muscle pain, weakness, nausea, headache, and stomach pain. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. This medicine should not be used in some conditions such as liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine as it may harm the developing baby.
It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly. Your doctor may check your liver function tests before starting the treatment and regularly thereafter. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while using this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels. You can eat and drink normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.

USES OF AVAS TABLET

  • High cholesterol

AVAS TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Joint pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • Nosebleeds

HOW TO USE AVAS 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 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW AVAS TABLET WORKS

Avas 40 Tablet 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).

AVAS TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Avas 40 Tablet Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
warnings Pregnancy
Avas 40 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.
warnings Lactation
Avas 40 Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
warnings Driving
Avas 40 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
Avas 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Avas 40 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
warnings Liver
Avas 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Avas 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Avas 40 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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