Atozet is a brand medication that contains Ezetimibe and Atorvastatin, which belongs to a class of Cholesterol absorption inhibitors and HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. This combination is used to maximize the lowering of cholesterol by inhibiting its synthesis and absorption. It is used for persistent high cholesterol levels where a single drug is inadequate in managing the cholesterol level. It is also used for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients at high risk of having a cardiovascular event.
Atozet is available as tablets. The typical standard dose is 10/10 mg once a day. Adjustment of dose is made by your healthcare professional every 4 weeks. The maximum daily dose is 10/80mg.
Common dosing schedule:
Take Atozet with or without food.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Atozet may interact with:
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
In Hong Kong, Atozet is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
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For detailed information about the use of Atozet in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.