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ATORVASTATIN 10MG+FOLIC ACID 5MG+MECOBALAMIN (METHYLCOBALAMIN) 500MCG+PYRIDOXINE 10MG
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Drug Information

What is Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination used for?

Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination tablet is used for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Lowering cholesterol levels
  • Anaemia
  • Nutritional deficiencies

Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination work?

In Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination, Atorvastatin belongs to the class of drugs called dyslipidaemic agents (statins). It acts by inhibiting certain enzymes, which accumulates cholesterol. Thus, it reduces serum cholesterol levels.

Folic Acid is used as a nutritional supplement. It is involved in various metabolic processes, such as synthesis and maintenance of blood cells.

Mecobalamin is a vitamin supplement. This drug helps in providing essential nutrients to the body. It also acts by stimulating the production of erythrocytes from bone marrow.

Pyridoxine is used as the nutritional supplement. It helps the body in turning food into energy, thereby maintaining healthy nerves, skin and blood cells.

How to take Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination with or without food.

If you miss a dose of Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination may include:

  • Unusual tiredness
  • Muscle pain
  • Weight gain
  • Fainting
  • Confusion

You must seek immediate medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms.

What are the drugs that interact with Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

Drugs that interact with Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination are:

  • Ciclosporin
  • Clarithromycin
  • Digoxin
  • Efavirenz
  • Fenofibrate
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Itraconazole
  • Lopinavir
  • Rifampicin
  • Telaprevir
  • Tipranavir

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination:

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dyspepsia
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting

The following are the severe side effects, and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Myalgia (muscle pain)
  • Myopathy (disease of muscle tissue)
  • Muscle spasms
  • Indigestion
  • Anorexia (lack of appetite)

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

  • Avoid Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while on Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination as it may cause excessive drowsiness or dizziness.
  • Consult the doctor before taking any other drug along with Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination.
  • Avoid Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination if you are allergic to any seizure medications.

You are advised not to take Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing medical conditions, such as heart attack, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, thyroid, diabetes, glaucoma, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions about Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination

    1. Can I drive while taking Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

No, driving or operating any heavy machinery is not advised as dizziness is one of the side effects of Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination.

    1. Do I need to follow any dietary precautions while on Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

Yes, it is advised to increase the intake of fibre-rich foods while taking Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination.

    1. How long can I take Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

It is recommended to take Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination for the prescribed duration. Discontinuing the medication may cause the illness to return.

    1. Can I perform exercises while taking Atorvastatin + Folic Acid + Mecobalamin(Methylcobalamin) + Pyridoxine combination?

Your doctor may suggest you the exercises as per your condition. Therefore, please follow the exercise regimen suggested by your doctor.

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