Ator 10mg tablet 10's

Ator 10mg tablet 10's

High Cholesterol Prescription (Rx) Required


NPR 107.80

Mfr: Nepal PHarmaceutical Laboratory Pvt. Ltd.
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip

What is ATOR 10MG?

  • ATOR 10MG contains called Atorvastatin which belongs to the group of medicines known as statins

What ATOR 10MG is used for?

  • It is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and life style changes on their own have failed

Talk to your doctor before taking ATOR 10MG, if you

  • are allergic to Atorvastatin or any other ingredients to this medicine
  • have or have ever had a disease which affects the liver/kidney problems
  • have had any unexplained abnormal blood tests for liver function
  • are a woman able to have children and not using reliable contraception
  • have had a previous stroke with bleeding into the brain, or have small pockets of fluid in the brain from previous strokes
  • have an under-active thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)
  • have had repeated or unexplained muscle aches or pains, a personal history or family history of muscle problems
  • regularly drink a large amount of alcohol
  • are older than 70 years
  • have severe respiratory failure
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, or if you are planning to become pregnant or breast feeding
  • Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine


  • Normally this medicine does not affect your ability to drive or operate machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking

  • medicines used to alter the way your immune system works, e.g. ciclosporin
  • certain antibiotics or antifungal medicines e.g. erythromycin, clarithromycin
  • other medicines to regulate lipid levels, e.g. gemfibrozil, other fibrates, colestipol
  • some calcium channel blockers used for angina or high blood pressure
  • medicines used in the treatment of HIV e.g. ritonavir, lopinavir
  • some medicines used in the treatment of hepatitis c e.g. telaprevir
  • other medicines known to interact with atorvastatin include ezetimibe (which lowers cholesterol)
  • warfarin (which reduces blood clotting)
  • oral contraceptives
  • stiripentol (an anti-convulsant for epilepsy)
  • cimetidine (used for heartburn and peptic ulcers)
  • phenazone (a painkiller)
  • colchicines (used to treat gout)
  • antacids (indigestion products containing aluminium or magnesium)
  • boceprevir (for treatment of liver disease as hepatitis c)
  • medicines obtained without a prescription such as St john’s wort(herbal medicine)
  • oral fusidic acid to treat a bacterial infection
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • The recommended starting dose of Atorvastatin is 10 mg once a day in adults and children aged 10 years or older
  • The maximum dose is 80 mg once daily for adults and 20 mg once daily for children
  • It should be swallowed whole with a drink of water, and can be taken at any time of day, with or without food

If you take more ATOR 10MG

  • If you accidently take too many ATOR 10MG tablets (more than your usual daily dose), contact your doctor or nearest hospital for advice

If you forget to take ATOR 10MG

  • If you forget to take a dose, just take your next scheduled dose at the correct time
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking ATOR 10MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine before consulting your do
  • inflammation of the nasal passages, pain in the throat, nose bleed
  • increases in blood sugar levels (if you have diabetes continue careful monitoring of your blood sugar levels), increase in blood creatine kinase
  • headache, nausea, constipation, wind, indigestion, diarrhoea
  • joint or neck or muscle or back pain
  • blood test results that show your liver function can become abnormal
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Atorvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as "statins." It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.

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