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TONACT PLUS TABLET

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Composition for TONACT PLUS

Atorvastatin(10 mg),Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid)(375 mg)

food interaction for TONACT PLUS

alcohol interaction for TONACT PLUS

pregnancy interaction for TONACT PLUS

lactation interaction for TONACT PLUS

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alcohol
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lactation
Avoid Tonact plus tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Taking Atorvastation with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
UNSAFE
Tonact plus 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 plus tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for TONACT PLUS

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)(375 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 PLUS TABLET

Patients taking TONACT PLUS TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

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Expert advice for TONACT PLUS

  • Take Atorvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Atorvastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Do not take Niacin with Atorvastatin. Niacin may increase Atorvastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.

Frequently asked questions for TONACT PLUS

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 20 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)