Atorlip-10 belongs to the drugs which reduce the level of low-density lipoprotein and triglycerides. Doctors identify the level with the help of blood tests. If the level is rather high, then the patients are prescribed the pills. Heart attack, strokes, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other cardiovascular diseases can be prevented thanks to the medicine. The pills are effective in case the disease is acquired due to the improper way of living or when it’s inherited.
Combined oral contraceptives block the action of gonadotropins. The first effect of these drugs is aimed to inhibit ovulation. The drug leads to modifications in cervical mucus. Thus, it is strenuous for sperm to pass to the uterine cavity and affect the uterine lining, thereby reducing the possibility of implementation. It helps to prevent pregnancy. Moreover, oral contraceptives prevent pregnancy and have a number of advantages. They have an impact on the cycle of menses and it becomes regular. The amount of blood loss at the time of menstruation is shorter as well as the loss of iron, dysmenorrhea is rare.
Atorlip-5 is a drug which purpose is to lower the level of so-called bad cholesterol in the human organism. Its amount is identified due to the blood testing. The accumulation of low-density lipoprotein can lead to atherosclerosis. As the result, arteries are getting narrow causing cardiovascular complications as strokes, heart attacks, hypertonia, and peripheral artery disease. Liver fat can be also reduced thanks to the drugs. The other benefit is that the medicine increases the level of high-density lipoprotein.
Caduet consists of Amlodipine besylate and atorvastatin calcium. Caduet has a double mechanism of action; action of amlodipin as dihydropyridinic antagonist of calcium and for suppression of atorvastatin HMG-CoA reductase. It is taken for prevention of cardiovascular events at patients with hypertension, with three concurrent factors of cardiovascular risk, with cholesterol level from normal to moderately raised, without clinical manifestations of ischemic heart disease and also when according to the existing recommendations about treatment the combined use of amlodipin and low dose of atorvastatin is deemed appropriate.
Lipitor refers to inhibitors of hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A-reductase. It is used to lower the level of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in the blood, total cholesterol, triglycerides (another kind of fat) and apolipoprotein B (protein required for cholesterol production). Lipitor is also used to increase the blood cholesterol level of HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol). It is necessary to reduce the risk of hardening of the arteries, which can lead to heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular diseases.