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Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Durastat F Tablet is used to lower the increased cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes. It is a combination medicine containing atorvastatin and fen...
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ContainsFenofibrates(160.0 Mg),Atorvastatin(10.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, indigestion, diarrhoea, joint pain
ClassificationHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

Durastat F Tablet is used to lower excess cholesterol and triglyceride present in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes in patients having normal liver and kidney function.

Contraindications of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to atorvastatin, fenofibrate, or any other ingredient of Durastat F Tablet.
  • If you have kidney disease or liver disease.
  • If you have gallbladder disease.
  • If you are pregnant or a lactating mother.

Side effects of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Loose motion
  • Joint pain
  • Headache
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Durastat F Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Durastat F Tablet is contraindicated for use in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Durastat F Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Durastat F Tablet is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Durastat F Tablet?
A:
Durastat F Tablet has no effect on driving abilities. However, if you experience any side effects after using this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Durastat F Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on Durastat F Tablet can cause a liver problem. Avoid consuming alcohol while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a recent history of stroke.
  • You have liver disease or had liver problems after taking this medicine.
  • You have kidney problems due to muscle injury caused due to this medicine.
  • You have muscle pain or muscle weakness with or without a fever after taking this medicine.
  • You have diabetes or underactive thyroid.
  • You have gallstone after taking this medicine.
  • You have allergy or swelling of lips, face, throat, tongue after taking this medicine.
  • You have a fever or rash after taking Durastat F Tablet.

Mode of Action of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Durastat F Tablet contains atorvastatin and fenofibrate as active substances.
  • Atorvastatin works by lowering bad cholesterol.
  • Fenofibrate works by the breakdown of triglyceride fat present in blood.

Directions for Use of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Durastat F Tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not break, cut or chew it.
  • Take at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Durastat F Tablet works or Durastat F Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Durastat F Tablet with medicines such as niacin, clarithromycin, itraconazole, and ritonavir can cause muscle problems.
  • Concomitant use of Durastat F Tablet with blood thinner medicines such as warfarin increases the action of warfarin.
  • Medicines such as clarithromycin, erythromycin, diltiazem, itraconazole, glecaprevir, and pibrentasvir or can cause an increase in the blood level of Durastat F Tablet when taken together.
  • Medicines such as efavirenz and rifampin can cause a decrease in the blood level of Durastat F Tablet when used concomitantly.
  • Concomitant use of Durastat F Tablet with medicines such as cyclosporine and tacrolimus can cause kidney problems.

Interactions with food items

Consumption of excessive grapefruit juice (more than 1.2 lit/day) along with Durastat F Tablet can increase the blood level of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Durastat F Tablets below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Durastat F Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Durastat F Tablet include difficulty in breathing. If you have taken too much of Durastat F Tablet, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Durastat F Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. D...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When should I take Durastat F Tablet?

A: You should take Durastat F Tablet exactly the doctor has prescribed you an exact dose and duration. It can be taken at any time of the day but it's better if you take it at the same time every day for maximum benefits.

Q: What is the composition of Durastat F Tablet?

A: Durastat F Tablet composition includes- a combination of atorvastatin and fenofibrate, as its active component.

Q: What is Durastat F Tablet used for?

A: Durastat F Tablet is used to lower excess bad cholesterol and triglyceride present in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes in patients having normal liver and kidney function.
Product Details
Brand
DURASTAT F
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 03:45 PM (IST)

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