Medicine Overview of Tonact Tablet
Side Effects of Tonact are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, 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. Tonact 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Tonact 20 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).
In Depth Information on Tonact Tablet
Tonact 20 mg Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet.
It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
In general, Tonact 20 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain.
- Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes. If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly as Tonact 20 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
- Do not take Tonact 20 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
Tonact Tablet related warnings
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Tonact 20 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Tonact 20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tonact 20 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Tonact 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tonact 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Tonact 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tonact 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tonact 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Tonact 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Tonact
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
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.
Pain in stomach ocassional.left side.diabates last 10yrs taking tablets 1)Diamcron xr 500-2tab.2)Tonact TG -1tab 3)Lipril 5mg -1tab
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, as i can see u are taking meds for diabetes, and for high cholesterol also patients with bith these diseases and high bp are at risk to develop heart problems, so any pain in left side or say in chest shouldn't be ignored consult cardiologist for periodic examination of heart meanwhile take syp algel 1-2 tsf twice daily for 1 week
Sir my age 46 iam taking tablet for pressure and cholestral tablet tonact tg 10, five months ago my weight 71 now my weight is 76 how to reduce weight please give answer sir
Dr. Neha Ahuja
Hi R.Dhamodharan.Weight reduction require efforts both in diet management and exercise of minimum 30 to 45 minutes a day.?Suggest you to have smaller and frequent meals in a day ? 3 major meals (lunch , breakfast and dinner) and 2-3 small mid-meal snacks. Don't fill your stomach too much at a time. Eat a little less than being full. ?Start your day with lemon water (1 lemon squeezed into a glass of lukewarm water). ?Include complex carbs in your diet like whole wheat bran chapati/multigrain chapati/oats dalia/brown rice and reduce your carb intake to 5- 6 servings in day. 1 serving equals to a roti equal to a size of a CD/ 1 katori rice/1 slice of bread/ 2 tablespoon of dalia/sooji etc. ?Include 3 to 5 katori of colorful vegetables in a day -cooked and raw as salad.?Consume 1 to 2 small seasonal fruits in a day to get enough vitamins minerals and antioxidants. ?Include low fat proteins in your diet like 1 to 2 katori pulses/legumes like chana /rajma/chhole/ 1cup of low fat milk/50 gm of low fat paneer/plain yogurt/50 g of roasted or grilled chicken if not taking dal or legumes in a day. ?Include 2-3 tsp of healthy oils for cooking in a day- soybean/rice bran oil/mustard oil/olive oil etc. ?Drink a cup of hot water 15 to 20 minutes after every major meal to ensure proper digestion and fat reduction. ?Include 5 to 6 almonds and 1 walnut in your diet either in the morning or as a mid-meal snack. ?Snacking should be healthy. Include roasted chana/moong/makhana/murmura/steamed sprouts/ oats or ragi idli/besan cheela/coconut water/chhaach/lemon water/vegetable juice/fruits as mid meal snacks.?Hydrate yourself well with 2 to 3 liters of water per day. ?Reduce your sugar consumption/carbonated beverages/sugary beverages. ?Avoid foods rich in trans-fat, sugar, maida and salt. Avoid processed foods, bakery products, fried foods, thick gravies etc. ?Do not binge on your favorite food. Have a small portion of it. Whenever going out opt for baked/grilled/steamed food/salads without creamy dressings/soups etc. ?Exercise daily at least 4 to 5 days a week. ?Exercise and diet management is the best way to lose weight naturally and it lasts long.
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
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Frequently asked questions about Tonact Tablet
Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Q. Is Tonact used for lowering cholesterol?
Tonact belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. It is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed. If you are at an increased risk of heart disease, Tonact can also be used to reduce such risk even if your cholesterol levels are normal. You should maintain a standard cholesterol-lowering diet during treatment.
Tonact is not a diuretic. It is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Tonact better than simvastatin and pravastatin?
Tonact, simvastatin, and pravastatin belong to the same category of medications with similar action and similar side effects, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can the use of Tonact cause diabetes?
Diabetes has not been reported as a side effect of Tonact. However, it may increase your blood sugar levels. So, it is very important that you monitor your blood sugar levels regularly if you are taking Tonact. Also, share with your doctor if you have diabetes mellitus and you are advised to take Tonact as your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can Tonact lower the level of triglycerides?
Tonact belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) lowering medicines. Tonact is used to lower lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes on their own have failed.
Q. Does Tonact cause weight loss?
Tonact has not been reported to cause weight loss. However, weight gain has been reported as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while you are taking Tonact.
Q. Does Tonact cause erectile dysfunction?
Tonact can cause erectile dysfunction although this side effect is not very clear. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction while you are taking Tonact.
Q. Does Tonact cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Tonact. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Tonact as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Does Tonact cause memory loss?
Loss of memory is an uncommon side effect of Tonact, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of memory loss after taking Tonact.
Q. Does Tonact cause frequent urination?
Tonact has not been reported to cause frequent urination. Please consult your doctor if you experience increased urinary frequency after taking Tonact.
Q. Does Tonact cause high blood pressure?
Tonact has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms of high blood pressure while taking Tonact.
Q. Is Tonact a blood thinner?
Tonact is not a blood thinner. Tonact is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Tonact safe to take?
Tonact is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Tonact a beta blocker?
Tonact is not a beta blocker. Tonact is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Is Tonact a controlled substance?
Tonact is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA). Controlled substances are drugs that are strictly regulated to reduce the risk of abuse and illegal distribution. To determine the level of restriction placed on a particular controlled substance, five different categories (or "Schedules") are used. A controlled substance will belong to Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V, with Schedule V being the least restricted.
Q. Is Tonact an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Tonact is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Tonact is a lipid lowering agent which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins.
Q. Can I take Tonact with metformin?
Tonact can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with ibuprofen?
Tonact can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with milk?
No information is available for the use of Tonact with milk. However, it can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Tonact with fenofibrate?
Both fenofibrate and Tonact have similar effects and they may increase the effects of each other. Fenofibrate may also increase side effects like risk for rhabdomyolysis (condition in which damaged skeletal muscle breaks down rapidly). Monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with levothyroxine?
Tonact can be taken with levothyroxine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with amlodipine?
Tonact can be taken with amlodipine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with erythromycin?
Erythromycin can increase the level or effect of Tonact by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy). So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with metronidazole?
Metronidazole can increase the level or effect of Tonact by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Tonact. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tonact with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin can increase the level or effect of Tonact by decreasing its breakdown which may lead to increased side effects like muscle weakness (myopathy) with Tonact. So, close monitoring is required when these two drugs are taken together. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Tonact cause gas?
Flatulence (gas or wind) is one of the common side effects associated with the use of Tonact. If you have any such symptom while taking the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Tonact lower blood pressure?
Tonact is a lipid-lowering drug used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels and for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. However, a meta-analysis of different clinical trial shows that Tonact has a small blood pressure lowering effect.
Q. Does Tonact affect the liver?
Tonact is associated rarely with hepatobiliary disorders. Its use is also linked with abnormal liver function test and hence a periodic test of the liver functions is recommended.
Q. Does Tonact cause itching?
Tonact use has been associated with urticaria (itching) and skin rash. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Tonact thin blood?
Tonact is not a blood-thinner. It is a lipid-lowering agent and acts by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme.
Tonact is a lipid-lowering drug which belongs to group of medications called statins (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. It acts by blocking the enzyme HMG CoA reductase and formation of cholesterol, thus, lowering the blood lipid levels.
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