Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe

Atorvastatin is known as a HMG CoA reductase inhibitor, or "statin". Atorvastatin works by reducing the level of LDL (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides in the body. At the same time, Atorvastatin works in increasing the quantity of HDL (good cholesterol). Atorvastatin also used to prevent Cardiovascular disease, heart attack, atherosclerotic stroke, Heart complications and Dyslipidemia. Ezetimibe is also used to reduce the amount of cholesterol in the body.Ezetimibe is given with other cholesterol-lowering medications.


Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe

Atorlip EZ, Pleostin EZ


Cipla, Orchid Chemicals & Pharma


Atorvastatin 10 mg / Ezetimibe 10 mg




Ezetimibe is used in the treatment for reducing the increased cholesterol levels in blood

How it Works

Ezetimibe is known as a cholesterol absorption inhibitor. Ezetimibe is indicated for the lowering of cholesterol levels caused by by conditions such as hypercholesterolaemia. Ezetimibe works by reducing the amount of cholesterol you absorb from food. Ezetimibe has also been prescribed for high levels of cholesterol caused by rare inherited conditions such as phytosterolaemia and homozygous sistosterolaemia. Ezetimibe is frequently used alongside exercise and special dietary plans.

Common Side effects

Patients who take Ezetimibe may suffer from such side effects;

Joint pain,
Sinus inflammation,
Limb pain,
Respiratory tract infectio



Atorvastatin is used in the treatment for reducing the increased cholesterol levels in blood.

How it Works

Atorvastatin isk nown as a statin and it works by selectively inhibiting the enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol. this then allows a reduction in the amount of cholesterol synthesized by the liver and a lowering of the lipoproteins and cholesterol circulating in the blood. Atorvastatin is used to prevent cardiovascular disease by lowering the production amount of cholesterol

Common Side effects

Patients who take Atorvastatin may suffer from such side effects;

Digestive upset and flatulence,
Musculoskeletal pain,
Allergic reaction,
Increased liver enzymes,
Increased glucose level in blood


Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe Tablet helps in the treatment of cholesterol production. This drug is manufactured by CIPLA and Orchid.Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe has the US brand name Lipitor EZ and is also has the name ATORLIP EZ. Usually, the strength of each tablet varies from 10 mg and 20 mg. Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe is mainly used to treat patients with high level of cholesterol. It is also best to follow instructions for diet and exercises given by your doctors.


The main component of Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe is ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM. The molecular weight of this component is 1209.42. It is off-white to white color. It comes in powder and crystalline form. The pH of this substance is 7.4. Inactive components of this drug are candelilla wax, magnesium stearate, simethicone emulsion, and calcium carbonate.


Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe works by reducing the bad cholesterol and improves the good cholesterol levels.Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe helps to prevent heart attack and kidney failure. Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe also helps in reducing weight and improving physical fitness of a patient.

Dosage and administration

It is best to seek advise from the doctor before consuming Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe. To avoid side effects you have to follow the diet list provided by the doctor, and you also need to do some easy exercises which may be provided by the doctor as well. The tablet should be taken after food because it is at a high dosage, and it should be taken at night. The dosage for Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe usually depends on age and advise by the doctor.


If you are above the age of 60 years, you should consult with the doctors before using this drug. You should be aware that if Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe are not taken according to dosage it will cause more side effects.

Important Precautions

It is necessary that a patient should not consume alcohol during, before or after the treatment.Pregnant women and the women breast feeding should also avoid taking this medicine. People who have allergies should inform their doctor before consuming this medicine.

Side effects

The main side effect of this drug is diarrhea. You may also experience heart burn, stomach pain, and the other conditions. There may also be some muscle discomfort and pain. In case you experience any of these situations, you consult with your doctor immediately


Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe should be kept out of the reach of children and pets. Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe should be kept away from extreme heat, sunlight or moisture. Atorvastatin / Ezetimibe should be kept at room temperature.

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