Atorvastatin works by blocking an enzyme that produces cholesterol and in this way slows the production of cholesterol in your body.
While eating a healthy diet can sometimes improve your cholesterol levels, atorvastatin can help them even more.
If you become pregnant while taking atorvastatin, stop taking the medicine and tell your doctor.
Only give this medicine to your child. Statins and cognitive functioning in the elderly a population-based study. C Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Barone E, Mancuso C, Di Domenico F, Sultana R, Murphy MP, Head E, Butterfield DA. If you are worried, or these side-effects are still a problem after 2 weeks contact your doctor. The most common side effects are headaches, feeling sick nausea , diarrhoea and cold-like symptoms.
Lowering bad cholesterol and triglycerides and raising good cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks This drug can also lower the risk for heart attack or stroke in patients with diabetes. This includes some types of antibiotics. Atorvastatin can cause changes in appetite, so your child may be more hungry or less hungry than usual.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
This medicine passes into breast milk and may cause drowsiness in a nursing infant.
Because pregnancy might occur prior to reinitiation of menses, a pregnancy test is recommended at least every four weeks during the amenorrhoeic period and, once menses are reinitiated, every time a menstrual period is delayed by more than three days.
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While you are on this medicine your doctor will monitor you closely if you have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes. It is imperative that you discuss the use of any medication during pregnancy with your health care provider. The heart is a very important organ in the body.