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. Atchol 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How it works of Atchol 40 Tablet
Atchol 40 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 "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Common side effects of Atchol 40 Tablet
Increased glucose level in blood
Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood