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Zivast-F Tablet

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Primary uses of Zivast-F Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Zivast-F Tablet

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

Side Effects of Zivast-F are 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).

In Depth Information on Zivast-F Tablet

Expert advice for Zivast-F Tablet

  • Zivast-F Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provide better control of 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).
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Zivast-F Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zivast-F Tablet
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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zivast-F Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Zivast-F Tablet

Q. Can the 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 the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately If you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage such as fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal live enzymes.
Q. Can the Zivast-f cause muscle pain?
Yes, Zivast-f is known to cause muscle pain by injuring muscle. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of muscle injury due to Zivast-f.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Zivast-f?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Zivast-f. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make you heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Zivast-f?
Zivast-f can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Zivast-f before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.

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