TG Chek 160mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for TG Chek 160mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of TG Chek Tablet


Uses of TG Chek Tablet

TG Chek 160mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased triglycerides and increased cholesterol.

Side effects of TG Chek Tablet


Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Vomiting, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.


How to use TG Chek 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. TG Chek 160mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How TG Chek Tablet works

TG Chek 160mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on TG Chek Tablet

Expert advice for TG Chek Tablet

  • Medication of choice for lowering triglyceride levels in the blood. Can reduce triglycerides by up to 50%.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Take Tg chek half an hour before meals.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Do not discontinue Tg chek without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).
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TG Chek Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for TG Chek Tablet
TG Chek 160mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
TG Chek 160mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
TG Chek 160mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
TG Chek 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of TG Chek 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of TG Chek 160mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
TG Chek 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of TG Chek 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of TG Chek 160mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Path 30mg Tablet, Aztor 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fenofibrate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about TG Chek Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fenofibrate

Tg chek is a drug belonging to a different class of drugs called “Fibrates”, whereas Lipitor (atorvastatin) belongs to the “Statin” class. Both the medicines act by different mechanisms
Tg chek may rarely cause sexual weakness in patients. It does not cause weight gain and memory loss. Consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take fenofibrate with Lipitor, ibuprofen, niacin, Nyquil or crestor?
Taking fenofibrate with drugs from the statin class (e.g. Atorvastatin or Lipitor; rosuvastatin or crestor) may cause muscle breakdown. There is no significant drug interaction with ibuprofen, niacin or Nyquil. However, always consult your doctor before use
Tg chek belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate
Yes, Tg chek is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (TriCor, Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).

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