ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Atorvastatin
STRENGTH, PACK SIZE & GMS CODES:
10mg Film-Coated Tablets x 28’s ~ 41930
20mg Film-Coated Tablets x 28’s ~ 41931
40mg Film-Coated Tablets x 28’s ~ 41932
80mg Film-Coated Tablets x 28’s ~ 41933
Atorvas is indicated as an adjunct to diet for reduction of elevated total cholesterol (total-C), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), apolipoprotein B, and triglycerides in adults, adolescents and children aged 10 years or older with primary hypercholesterolaemia including familial hypercholesterolaemia (heterozygous variant) or combined (mixed) hyperlipidaemia (Corresponding to Types IIa and IIb of the Fredrickson classification) when response to diet and other nonpharmacological measures is inadequate.
Atorvas is also indicated to reduce total-C and LDL-C in adults with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia as an adjunct to other lipid-lowering treatments (e.g. LDL apheresis) or if such treatments are unavailable.
Prevention of cardiovascular disease
Prevention of cardiovascular events in adult patients estimated to have a high risk for a first cardiovascular event, as an adjunct to correction of other risk factors.