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Avas 10mg Tab 10s

Drug brand named AVAS 10MG TAB 10S is manufactured by Micro Labs Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Atorvastatin.
Package: 10SX1

Active Ingredients of AVAS 10MG TAB 10S

Atorvastatin 10 mg

Can we use AVAS 10MG TAB 10S during pregnency

Pregnancy C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and wellcontrolled studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use AVAS 10MG TAB 10S during lactation

Lactation L5 Studies in breastfeeding mothers have demonstrated that there is significant and documented risk to the infant based on human experience or it is a medication that has a high risk of causing significant damage to an infant The risk of using the drug in breastfeeding women clearly outweighs any possible benefit from breastfeeding The drug is contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding an infant

For what type of diseases AVAS 10MG TAB 10S may be prescribed

Primary hypercholesterolaemia heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia or combined hyperlipidaemia

What are the known Side Effects of AVAS 10MG TAB 10S

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking AVAS 10MG TAB 10S

Atorvastatin is known to interact with other drugs like AliskirenAmprenavir Cimetidine HCl Colestipol HCl Cyclosporin A DigoxinErythromycin Mibefradil Di HCl Nicotinic Acid Repaglinide Warfarin Na

Significance of AVAS 10MG TAB 10S

Atorvastatin is antihyperlipidemic agent Atorvastatin is a selective competitive HMGCoA reductase inhibitor Atorvastatin is the only drug in its class specifically indicated for lowering both elevated LDLcholesterol and triglycerides in patients with hypercholesterolemia It prevents coronary atherosclerosis and reduces the risk of heart attack

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