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Xtor

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Xtor

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Atorvastatin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Xtor Information

Xtor Benefits & Uses

Xtor is used to treat the following -

Xtor Dosage & How to Take

Atorvastatin HMG-CoA रिडक्टेज एंजाइम के कार्य को बाधित है जो शरीर में कोलेस्ट्रॉल (Cholestrol) को उत्पादन करते है। इस प्रकार यह कोलेस्ट्रॉल (Cholestrol) और ट्राइग्लिसराइड्स (Triglycerides) जैसे रक्त के लिपिड के स्तर को कम करता है।

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Xtor

Atorvastatin

Xtor Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Xtor is used -

  1. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Headache सामान्य
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Indigestion Mild
  6. Nasopharyngitis
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Flatulence Mild
  9. Constipation Mild
  10. Increased level of Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK) in the blood
  11. Erectile Dysfunction दुर्लभ
  12. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  13. Joint Swelling
  14. Memory problems

Xtor Related Warnings

Is the use of Xtor safe for pregnant women?

Xtor has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Xtor safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Xtor on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Xtor on the Kidneys?

Xtor can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Xtor on the Liver?

[Organ] can be affected by Xtor. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Xtor on the Heart?

Xtor is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Xtor with Other Drugs

Xtor should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Xtor Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Xtor unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Diabetes
  5. Alcoholism
  6. Trauma

Frequently asked Questions about Xtor

Is this Xtor habit forming or addictive?

No, Xtor is not habit forming.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Xtor since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Xtor only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Xtor for mental disorders.

No

Xtor Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Xtor

When consumed with certain foods, Xtor may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Xtor

Consumption of alcohol and Xtor together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe

Xtor से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

Question over 1 year ago

Can Xtor cause diabetes?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

No, Xtor does not cause diabetes. It has not been reported to cause diabetes. However, Xtor might increase your blood sugar levels slightly. So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and in case of a sudden spike inform your doctor and take medicines accordingly.

Question almost 2 years ago

How does Xtor work?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Xtor works by inhibiting an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) which is responsible for cholesterol synthesis in our body, its inhibition results in increased levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and decreased levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) which lowers the risk of developing heart disease and helps in preventing strokes

Question over 1 year ago

Can Xtor cause diarrhea?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Xtor has been reported to cause diarrhea but this occurs in a few cases only. It is the most common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

Question almost 2 years ago

What is Xtor?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Xtor is a brand name of atorvastatin which belongs to the class of drugs known as statins (dyslipidemic agents). It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia (high levels of lipids in the blood), hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol levels), and hypertriglyceridemia.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I discontinue Xtor on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS, General Physician

No, Xtor should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Details

सामग्री 10 Tablets(S)

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