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Intorvas

Oral

Mixed dyslipidaemia, Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, Nonfamilial hypercholesterolaemiaAdult : Initially, 10 or 20 mg once daily, may be adjusted at 4-wk interval. May initiate 40 mg once daily in patients who require >45% reduction in LDL-cholesterol. Max: 80 mg/day. Child : Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: 10-17 yr 10 mg once daily, may increase at intervals of at least 4 wk to max 20 mg/day. Elderly : No dosage adjustment needed.

Short Description

INTORVAS is used to lower the amount of cholesterol in the blood and to prevent stroke, heart attack, and angina (chest pain). INTORVAS blocks an enzyme that helps make cholesterol in the body. It also causes an increase in the breakdown of cholesterol. It is a type of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor and a type of statin.

Indications

Oral

Mixed dyslipidaemia, Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, Nonfamilial hypercholesterolaemiaAdult : Initially, 10 or 20 mg once daily, may be adjusted at 4-wk interval. May initiate 40 mg once daily in patients who require >45% reduction in LDL-cholesterol. Max: 80 mg/day. Child : Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: 10-17 yr 10 mg once daily, may increase at intervals of at least 4 wk to max 20 mg/day. Elderly : No dosage adjustment needed.

Specification

Oral

INTORVAS Film coated caplet 40 mg

  • Each film coated caplet contains : Atorvastatin Calcium Trihydrate equivalent to Atorvastatin 40 mg

  • Box, 3 blisters @ 10 film coated caplet

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