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TONACT FORTE TABLET

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Composition for TONACT FORTE

Atorvastatin(10 mg),Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid)(500 mg)

food interaction for TONACT FORTE

alcohol interaction for TONACT FORTE

pregnancy interaction for TONACT FORTE

lactation interaction for TONACT FORTE

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alcohol
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Avoid Tonact forte tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Taking Atorvastation with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
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Tonact forte tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Tonact forte tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for TONACT FORTE

Atorvastatin(10 mg)

Uses

Atorvastatin is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased LDL levels in blood.

How it works

Atorvastatin blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Joint pain, Memory impairment, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Fever, Heartburn, Indigestion, Muscle pain, Nausea, Weakness
Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid)(500 mg)

Uses

Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid) is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Vitamin B3 is the precursor to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP), which are vital cofactors for dozens of enzymes. Vitamin B3 produces a decrease in esterification of hepatic triglycerides. Vitamin B3 treatment also decreases the serum levels of apolipoprotein B-100 (apo B), the major protein component of the VLDL (very low-density lipoprotein) and LDL fractions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Postural hypotension (low blood pressure), Abdominal pain, Abnormal heart rhythm, Bloody diarrhea, Flushing, Headache, Liver toxicity, Indigestion, Liver necrosis, Muscle pain, Rhabdomyolysis, Rash, Itching

Common Dosage for TONACT FORTE TABLET

Patients taking TONACT FORTE TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

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Expert advice for TONACT FORTE

  • Consult your doctor if you feel sudden muscle pain, weakness or fever
  • Consult your doctor if you notice dark colored urine or yellowing of eyes or skin
  • Avoid intake of excess fat containing food, it may reduce the effectiveness of atorvastatin.
  • Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice, it may interact and lead to potentially dangerous effect.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have had a previous stroke with bleeding into the brain
  • Consult your doctor  if you have kidney problems, under-active thyroid gland (hypothyroidism),  a personal or family history of muscle problems

Frequently asked questions for TONACT FORTE

Atorvastatin

Q.What is tonact tg/ tonact 10/ tonact 40/ tonact 20/ storvas 10/ storvas 20/ lipikind/ atorlip/ atorlip-20?
Atorvastatin (also available as tonact tg/ tonact 10/ tonact 40/ tonact 20/ storvas 10/ storvas 20/ lipikind/ atorlip/ atorlip-20) belong 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.

Q.Is atorvastatin same as simvastatin/ pravastatin?
Atorvastatin and simvastatin/ pravastatin belong to same class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (or statins) with similar action but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is atorvastatin diuretic/ beta blocker/ ace inhibitor?
No. Atorvastatin belongs to class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor or statins

Q.It atorvastatin gluten free?
Yes. It is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is it a blood thinner?
No. it is a lipid lowering drug

Q.Is atorvastatin better than simvastatin/ pravastatin?
Atorvastatin and simvastatin/ pravastatin belong to same category of medications with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)