|Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
|Asat 20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
|Asat 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
|Asat lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL). It helps prevent heart attack and stroke. Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood. Asat prevents one death in every 50 patients with heart disease treated over 4 to 5 years. In general, Asat is safe. It may cause digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food. It is better to take in the evening. Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine. Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
|Common Side Effect
|Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Asat 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
|Asat 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
|Asat 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Asat 20mg Tablet is recommended.However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
|Asat 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asat 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Asat 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
|Mechanism of action
|Asat 20mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers
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