FAQs ABOUT TORVASTAT MR TABLET
What is the action of TORVASTAT MR TABLET?
TORVASTAT MR TABLET works by optimising metabolism of fatty acids and glucose, thereby allowing more blood flow and oxygen supply to heart. It also reduces thickening and scarring of heart tissue. This results in reducing chest pain due blood vessel narrowing or blocking. Consult your doctor before taking.
Is TORVASTAT MR TABLET good for heart?
Yes, TORVASTAT MR TABLET is good for heart in adult patients suffering from angina pectoris (chest pain caused by a heart disease). It protects the heart cells from the effects of a reduced oxygen supply during an episode of angina. Consult your doctor before taking.
Can TORVASTAT MR TABLET lower blood pressure?
TORVASTAT MR TABLET can cause fall in blood pressure on standing-up occasionally, thereby causing dizziness, light headiness or fainting, malaise (feeling of being unwell), dizziness, and fall flushing. Contact your doctor or nearby hospital immediately.
How long should I take TORVASTAT MR TABLET?
Take TORVASTAT MR TABLET as advised by your physician. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight, and disease condition. Consult your doctor before you stop taking your medicine.
What are the common side effects of TORVASTAT MR TABLET?
The common side effects associated with TORVASTAT MR TABLET intake are dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, indigestion, feeling of being sick, rashes, itching, hives, and feeling of weakness. Consult your doctor if the condition persists for long or worsens.
How to take TORVASTAT MR TABLET?
Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight, and disease condition.
What if I forget to take TORVASTAT MR TABLET dose?
If you forget to take one or more TORVASTAT MR TABLET doses, do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose as it may lead to serious consequences. Consult your doctor in such conditions.
When to stop taking TORVASTAT MR TABLET?
Stop taking TORVASTAT MR TABLET and consult your doctor immediately if you experience signs of low blood pressure (dizziness, light headiness or fainting, malaise, dizziness, and fall flushing), low platelet count (frequent bruising, superficial bleeding, and prolonged bleeding from wounds), low white blood cell count that increases vulnerability to infections.