TG Goal 160mg Tablet is a combination of two lipid-lowering medicines: Atorvastatin and fenofibrate. Atorvastatin prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while fenofibrate works by lowering the levels of triglycerides in your blood. Both raise the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).
TG Goal 160mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
TG Goal 160mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
TG Goal 160mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
TG Goal 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of TG Goal 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of TG Goal 160mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
TG Goal 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of TG Goal 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of TG Goal 160mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Tg goal contains Atorvastatin 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 the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately If you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage such as fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal live enzymes.
Q. Can the Tg goal cause muscle pain?
Yes, Tg goal is known to cause muscle pain by injuring muscle. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of muscle injury due to Tg goal.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Tg goal?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Tg goal. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make you heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Tg goal?
Tg goal can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Tg goal before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.