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Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By LUPIN
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
266.40*
MRP 324.88
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Atorvastatin(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Tonact 40 tablet contains atorvastatin and is used to lower blood cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart diseases. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it, have any liver diseases or ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Tonact 40 tablet is used to help lower your cholesterol level, triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood) and prevent any heart problems like a heart attack.
contraindications

Contraindications of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to atorvastatin or any other ingredients of Tonact 40 tablet.
  • If you have or ever had any liver disease any abnormality in liver function test.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like glecaprevir, pibrentasvir.
  • If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Body pain (joint, back, throat, muscle)
  • Swelling of nasal passages and bleeding from the nose
  • Abnormal liver function test and increased creatinine level
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tonact 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Tonact 40 tablet should not be used in pregnancy, as this medicine can harm the unborn baby. Women of childbearing age should discuss with their physician about the importance of birth control methods and potential hazards to the unborn baby. If you think you are pregnant or might become pregnant, then discontinue the treatment and seek a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tonact 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if this medicine passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking Tonact 40 tablet. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tonact 40 tablet?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you observe or experience any side effects, it is advisable not to drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tonact 40 tablet?
A:
No information is available on interactions of Tonact 40 tablet when taken with alcohol. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information. If you have any liver disease or history of liver disease, then inform your doctor before taking this medicine, as this may increase the chance of liver damage with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You experience any muscle problems after taking other lipid-lowering medicine.
  • You are taking medicine for bacterial infection like fusidic acid, as this may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You have respiratory failure.
  • You are addicted to alcohol or consume it in excess.
  • You have any thyroid problems.
  • You cannot digest lactose (lactose intolerance).
  • You are above 70 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is made by an enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Tonact 40 tablet inhibits this enzyme, thus lowering bad cholesterol levels (LDL levels), triglyceride levels and also other lipids or fats in the b...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Tonact 40 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water. It can be taken with food.
  • You should take it regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interactions with Tonact 40 tablet.
  • Medicines used to treat HIV/AIDS like ritonavir.
  • Medicines used to treat hepatitis C like telaprevir.
  • Antibiotics or any antifungal medicines like erythromycin, ketoconazole.
  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure or any heart problems like amlodipine, digoxin.
  • Blood thinners like warfarin.
  • Medicines used for fits like stiripentol.
  • Antacids like cimetidine and magnesium.
  • Other medicines used to lower cholesterol like ezetimibe.
  • Medicine used to treat pain like phenazone
  • Any medicines taken without a prescription

Interactions with food items

You should avoid consuming grapefruit juice while on treatment, as grapefruit may alter the effect of Tonact 40 tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Store Tonact 40 tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Tonact 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much dose of the medicine than prescribed, then inform your doctor immediately or reach the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed or have forgotten to take a single dose of the medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the forgotten dose and continue with a regu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Tonact 40 tablet cause diabetes?

A: If you experience an increase in blood sugar level, then inform your doctor. A slight increase in sugar level can occur after taking this medicine. Check your blood levels regularly if you are on this treatment.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking my medicine?

A: Take your medicine at a fixed time every day. Try connecting your medicine with something you do every day, such as brushing your teeth at night or having your dinner. This may help you remember to take it. Keep a reminder or an alarm to go at the time you need to take your medicine.

Q: What is Tonact 40 used for?

A: Tonact 40 tablet is used to help lower your cholesterol level, triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood) and prevent any heart problems like a heart attack.

Q: Is Tonact 40 a statin?

A: Yes, Tonact 40 tablet belongs to the class of medicines known as statins.

Q: What is the composition of Tonact 40?

A: Tonact 40 tablet contains atorvastatin as its active medicine.

Q: When should I take the Tonact 40?

A: Tonact 40 can be taken at any time of the day or as advised by the doctor. But it is advised to take it at the same time every day for maximum results.

Q: Is Tonact a blood thinner?

A: No, Tonact is not a blood thinner. Tonact is a cholesterol-lowering medicine that acts by lowering bad cholesterol levels (LDL levels), triglyceride levels and also other lipids or fats in the blood.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAtorvastatin(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsHeadache, hyperglycaemia, constipation, nausea
Last Updated on: 16 Nov 2021 | 12:53 PM (IST)
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