Trade name: Atorfen 10
Strength: Atorvastatin calcium 10 mg, Fenofibrate 160 mg
Active ingredient: Atorvastatin calcium + Fenofibrate
Category: Atorvastatin belongs to group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or "statins". Fenofibrate belongs to a group of drugs known as "fibrates"
Pregnancy category: Atorvastatin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: D And US FDA pregnancy category X. Fenofibrate belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Atorfen 10 tablet reduces the levels of "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides in the blood and increases the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).
How to use: Take Atorfen 10 tablet once in a day with or without food. Take it same time each day so that you do not forget the dose. For better results follow the diet and exercise advised by your doctor. You need to do blood tests to check the cholesterol levels whicle using this medication.
Side Effects: Constipation, back pain, headache, runny nose, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea.
Dosage: One tablet once daily.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: March 23rd, 2016
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