Why Is it Used ?
ATORVASTATIN :Adult: PO Mixed dyslipidaemia; Nonfamilial hypercholesterolaemia; Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia Inital: 10 or 20 mg once daily, may increase slowly if needed. Max: 80 mg/day.
What are the Side Effects ?
ATORVASTATIN :Headache, flatulence, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, xerostomia, angioedema, myalgia, rash/pruritus, alopecia, allergy, infection, chest pain. Potentially Fatal: Thrombocytopenia. Rhabdomyolysis with acute renal failure.