Trade name: Lipitor®
Generic names: atorvastatin calcium tablets
Indication and Usage: The FDA has approved this HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor as an adjunct therapy to diet.
Ingredients: atorvastatin calcium, calcium carbonate, USP; candelilla wax, FCC; croscarmellose sodium, NF; hydroxypropyl cellulose, NF; lactose monohydrate, NF; magnesium stearate, NF; microcrystalline cellulose, NF; Opadry White YS-1-7040 (hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, talc, titanium dioxide); polysorbate 80, NF; simethicone emulsion.
Manufacturer-listed adverse reactions | Lipitor can cause: Nasopharyngitis (swelling of the nasal passages and the back of the throat), Arthralgia (joint pain), Diarrhea, Pain in extremity, Urinary tract infection, Dyspepsia (indigestion), Nausea, Musculoskeletal pain, Muscle Spasms, Myalgia (muscle pain), Insomnia, Pharyngolaryngeal (throat) pain, Malaise (discomfort), Pyrexia (fever), Abdominal discomfort, Eructation (belching), Flatulence, Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver tissue), Cholestasis (reduction/cessation) in the flow of bile), Musculoskeletal pain, Muscle fatigue, Neck pain, Joint swelling, Anaphylaxis, Angioneurotic edema (swelling), Fatigue, Myositis (disease that involves inflammation of the muscles), Tendon rupture, Peripheral neuropathy, Pancreatitis, Rhabdomyolysis (damaged skeletal muscle breaks down rapidly) with acute renal failure secondary to myoglobinuria (cola-like urine), Myopathy (disease of the muscle in which the muscle fibers do not function properly), Fatal and non-fatal hepatic failure, Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM), Biochemical abnormalities of liver function/liver enzyme abnormalities, Transaminases (liver enzymes) increase, Liver function test abnormal, Blood alkaline phosphatase increase, Creatine phosphokinase increase, Hyperglycemia (excessive amount of glucose circulates in the blood plasma), Nightmare, Epistaxis (nosebleed), Urticaria (hives), Vision blurred, Tinnitus (ringing ears), White blood cells urine positive (sign of inflammation within the urinary tract infection), Cognitive impairment (e.g., memory loss, forgetfulness, amnesia, memory impairment, confusion), Bullous rashes (including erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis), Dizziness, Depression, Interstitial lung disease.
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