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Zivast-F Tablet


Overview

Uses of Zivast-F Tablet

Zivast-F Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.

Zivast-F Tablet side effects

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

How to use Zivast-F 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. Zivast-F Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Zivast-F Tablet works

Zivast-F Tablet is a combination of two lipid-lowering medicines: Atorvastatin and fenofibrate. Atorvastatin prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while fenofibrate works by lowering the levels of triglycerides in your blood. Both raise the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).

Zivast-F Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Zivast-F Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Zivast-F Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Zivast-F Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zivast-F Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zivast-F Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zivast-F Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zivast-F Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zivast-F Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zivast-F Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Zivast-F Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better control over high cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • It decreases the risk of heart diseases and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • 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.
  • Do not discontinue Zivast-F Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zivast-F

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I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
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
Heart Specialist
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.
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FAQs

Q. Can Zivast-F cause liver damage?

Zivast-F contains Atorvastatin and Fenofibrate. A very rare (1 in 10000 patient) side effect of this medicine is liver damage. Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can Zivast-F cause muscle pain?

Yes, Zivast-F can cause muscle pain by injuring the muscles. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you experience muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of any muscle injury caused due to Zivast-F.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Zivast-F?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Zivast-F. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Zivast-F?

The use of Zivast-F along with certain medicines can cause serious problems. Consult your doctor before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine along with Zivast-F.

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