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ATOREC TAB 10MG

What is Atorec Tab used for?

Atorec Tablet belongs to a group of drugs called Statins. It is a prescription medication used for lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart diseases in adults and Children aged 10years and above. Atorec Tab is available at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in the blood vessels and causes narrowing of the blood vessels, which may result in a heart attack or stroke.

How does Atorec Tab work?

Atorec Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication and it belongs to the class of medicine known as a statin. It works by blocking an enzyme called HMG-CoA-reductase required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers “bad” cholesterol known as LDL and triglycerides thereby raising the level of “good” cholesterol known as HDL.

Atorec Tab composition

Each tablet of Atorec contains Atorvastatin 10mg.

Atorec Tab Dosage.

Take Atorec 10mg once daily or as prescribed by your physician.

How to use Atorec Tablet.

•          Atorec tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist.

•          Atorec tablet can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach.

•          You should take it at any time of the day but try to take it simultaneously each day.

•          Ensure you complete your dose as stopping your medication may increase your cholesterol levels, increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.

What are the Side Effects of taking Atorec Tab?

Common side effects of taking Atorec Tab include;

•          Constipation

•          Flatulence

•          Dyspepsia

•          Abdominal pain.

Who should not take Atorec Tab?

•          People with liver disease.

•          Pregnant women and

•          Breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine as it may harm the developing baby.

How long does it take for Atorec Tab to Work?

The effect of Atorec Tab can be observed within 1-2 hours of intake. Atorec 10 MG Tablet may remain active in the body for about 20 to 30 hours of intake.

Can Atorec Tab be prescribed to children?

Atorec Tab is prescribed for adults and children aged 10 years and above. Atorec is not approved for use in patients younger than 10 years old.

Where to buy Atorec Tab?

Atorec Tab can be purchased at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.

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