Atorvastatin 20 mg
This medicine is used for lowering bad cholesterol and improving good cholesterol in the blood stream. It is from the statins group of drugs and reduces the harmful cholesterol made by liver. By this act it will also decrease the risk of heart disease, chest pain and heart strokes. Additionally proper diet and exercise may help this medicine work well.
Following side effect may occur with the use of given medications
Confusion, muscle problem, weakness, stomach pain, nausea, headache, rash, tiredness, swelling, or dizziness may occur. It can also cause diabetes. Inform your doctor immediately, if you feel any of the given side effects worsen. Your doctor has prescribed this medicine because he judged that benefits of this medicine are more than the risk of side effects. Many patients are not feeling any side effects while using this medication. Tell your doctor right away if you observe any new sign of side effects such as weakness, kidney problem, dizziness or breathing trouble.
Inform your doctor about your medical history, treatment and allergies. It can also affect your blood sugar level so if you are diabetic then regularly check your blood sugar. This medicine is not recommended for women who are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. It is also not recommended for women who re breast feeding.