Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Atorlip 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Atorlip 5 Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, raising the level of "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Atorlip 5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Atorlip 5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Atorlip 5 Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Atorlip 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Atorlip 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atorlip 5 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Atorlip 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atorlip 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atorlip 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.