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Tonact 20-EZ Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Tonact 20-EZ Tablet is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination of two medicines that reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. It may also reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better. This medicine should be taken with or without food at a fixed time. Stomach pain, muscle pain, and constipation are some other side effects associated with this medicine.

Uses of Tonact EZ Tablet

Tonact EZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Tonact EZ 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. Tonact 20-EZ Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tonact EZ Tablet works

Tonact 20-EZ 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.

Tonact EZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tonact 20-EZ Tablet. Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Tonact 20-EZ Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tonact 20-EZ Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tonact 20-EZ Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tonact 20-EZ Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tonact 20-EZ Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Tonact 20-EZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tonact 20-EZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tonact 20-EZ Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Tonact 20-EZ 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tonact EZ

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Please tell me the difference of tonact-tg-dG9uYWN0IHRn">tonact tg or tonact 20. The attributes being which is lighter , better to intake.
Dr. Sasthi Narayan Chakraborty
Diabetes Specialist
Tonact tg contains two drugs atorvastatin and fenofibrate which helps to reduce ldl increase hdl cholesterol and to reduce triglyceride level whereas tonact 20 only contains atorvastatin which helps to reduce ldl and increase hdl cholesterol only.
High triglycerides past 5 years last test 545 taking tonact tg 20 and having thyroid prblm also taking thyronorm 50
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Restrict carbs in diet stop taking sugars
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References
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