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Atorvastatin calcium equivalent to...............20 mg Atorvastatin
Excipients q.s to ...........................................................1 tablet

Dosage form: Film coated tablets

Packaging Box of 3 blisters x 10 film coated tablets               

- Atorvastatin is used to reduce LDL - cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, and triglycerides, and to increase HDL - cholesterol in the treatment of hyperlipidaemias, including hypercholesterolaemias and combined (mixed) hyperlipidaemia (type IIa or IIb hyperlipoproteinaemias), hypertriglyceridaemia (type IV), and dysbetalipoproteinaemia (type III).
- Atorvastatin can also be effective as adjunctive therapy in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia who have some LDL-receptor function.

Dosage and Administration
- Use once daily and Atorvastatin can be administered as a single dose at any time of the day, with or without food.
- The initial dose is10 mg one daily. Adjust after 4 week if needed and tolerated.
- The maintenance dose is 10-40 mg daily. Increase the dosage if necessary, but not exceed 80 mg daily. 
- When used in combination with Amiodarone, should not exceed 20 mg daily. 
- When used in combination with Darunavir + Ritonavir, Fosamprenavir, Fosamprenavir + Ritonavir, Saquinavir + Ritonavir, not to exceed 20 mg daily. 
- When used in combination with Nelfinavir, not exceed 40 mg daily

Contraindications: Please read carefully the leaflet before using.

Storage: Store in dry and cool places, protect from light and moisture, temperature not exceeding 30ºC.