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Brand name: Atozet 10 mg/10 mg TM

Active ingredients: ezetimibe + atorvastatin

What it is used for

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease ATOZET is indicated in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and a history of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) taking their maximum tolerated dose of atorvastatin and in need of additional lowering of LDL-C in the expectation of a modest further reduction in the risk of cardiovascular events following at least one year of therapy (see Clinical Trials).,Primary Hypercholesterolaemia ATOZET is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet in patients with primary (heterozygous familial and non-familial) hypercholesterolaemia where use of a combination product is appropriate in those patients: - not appropriately controlled with atorvastatin or ezetimibe alone; - or already treated with atorvastatin and ezetimibe,Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH) ATOZET is indicated in patients with HoFH. Patients may also receive adjunctive treatments (e.g. LDL apheresis).

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Capsule shaped, biconvex, white to off white tablets, with "257" debossed on one side of the tablet

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ezetimibe + atorvastatin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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