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Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This is a combination medicine that reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels.

Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet should be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Nausea, headache, abdominal pain, and muscle pain are some common side effects of this medicine. Inform your do ctor if you experience muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness associated with fever. Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin, muscle pain or dark urine. You may be asked regular monitoring of liver function and blood sugar level while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Rokard F Tablet

Side effects of Rokard F Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness

How to use Rokard F Tablet

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. Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rokard F Tablet works

Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two lipid-lowering medicines: Fenofibrate and Rosuvastatin. Fenofibrate works by lowering the levels of triglycerides in your blood, while Rosuvastatin prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL). Both raise the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better control over high cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • It decreases the risk of heart diseases and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • 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.
  • Do not discontinue Rokard F 160mg/10mg Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

Patient Concerns

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Total cholesterol and Triglycerides are very high. How to control that and pls prescribe me some medicine
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U also hv diabetes Requires proper diet chart education and follow up Get in touch with a MD physician personally Add tab rosuvas F at night
I've attached my lipid profile reports dated 15 April and 18 June. It's in high risk. I tried to make lifestyle changes by exercising and taking planned diet. But the report is still in high risk. I don't smoke or drink. Please suggest what should be done. 18 June report: Cholesterol-Total: 201.5 Triglycerides 329.6 Cholesterol - HDL 25.7 Non HDL Cholesterol 175.8 mg/dl Cholesterol-LDL 109.9 VLDL -Very Low Density Lipoprotein 65.9 mg/dl Cholesterol/HDL Ratio 7.8 LDL / HDL Cholesterol Ratio 4.3 HDL / LDL Cholesterol Ratio 0.2 15 April report: Lipid (Heart Risk) Profile Cholesterol - Total 233.3 mg/dL Desirable 240 Triglycerides 323.6 mg/dl Optimal : 500 Cholesterol - HDL 30.0 mg/dl No Risk >55 Enzymatic Colorimetric Moderate Risk 35-55 High Risk 190 VLDL -Very Low Density Lipoprotein 64.7 mg/dl Cholesterol/HDL Ratio 7.8 LDL / HDL Cholesterol Ratio 4.6 HDL / LDL Cholesterol Ratio 0.2
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
Also get liver function test done then can start with atorlip f 10/145 after consulting with ur physician
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rokard F?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Rokard F cause liver damage?

Rokard F contains Rosuvastatin and Fenofibrate. A very rare (1 in 10000 patient) side effect of this medicine is liver damage. Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can the use of Rokard F cause muscle pain?

Yes, Rokard F may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.

Q. What lifestyle changes should I adopt while taking Rokard F?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Rokard F. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rokard F?

Rokard F can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Rokard F before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

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References
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