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Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Zestat 20 mg/10 mg 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 Zestat Tablet

Zestat Tablet side effects

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

How to use Zestat 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. Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zestat Tablet works

Zestat 20 mg/10 mg 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.

Zestat Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet. Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Zestat 20 mg/10 mg 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
Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zestat 20 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Zestat 20 mg/10 mg 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 Zestat

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High BP and cholesterol, high liver enzymrd
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
salt restricted diet, take palx seeds 1 spoon twice, daal chini powder half spoon daily, garlic 20-3 cloves daily, totaaly avoid oily food, apple cider vinegar 10 ml daily
High blood pressure and cholesterol
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Guggul 2 tab twice,arjunarisht 20 ml twice. Also monotor BP
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References
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