Medicine Overview of Kanasta Tablet
Side Effects of Kanasta are Nausea, Constipation, Stomach pain, Headache, Muscle pain, Increased liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood.
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. Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and ezetimibe. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels. Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor which prevents absorption of cholesterol from the intestines. Together, they provide better reduction of cholesterol in your body.
In Depth Information on Kanasta Tablet
You have been prescribed Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
- Take it in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
- It can be taken with or without food.
Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.
Kanasta Tablet related warnings
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet is recommended.
Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kanasta 20mg/20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
Questions Related to Kanasta
I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
high cholesterol as per the lipid profile report
Dr. Saurabh Arora
avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and repeat after 3 months
Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
hello i am worried about my high Cholesterol. plz recommend me medicine.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
If you are non diabetic, non hypertensive, non smoker, then you can try life style changes like low fat, low calorie diet abs regular exercise for 1 month. Else you can take risuvastatin or Atorvastatin.
Having high cholesterol problemShall I take medicines like omega 3 capsules
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Yes you can take it It will only increase HDL cholesterol which is good cholesterol To decrease total cholesterol or tag pr LDL do exercise daily for 1-2 hours like brisk walking for 2-2 kms Avoid fatty foods
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
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