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Tonact 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Tonact 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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Tonact 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By LUPIN
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
88.83*
104.50
15% OFF
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Atorvastatin(5.0 Mg)
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Hypolipidemic Drugs

Medical Description

Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S belongs to the statin medicine family and is a lipid-regulating hypolipidaemic medicine.

Uses of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S uses are to lower triglyceride levels in the blood and treat patients with a high risk of heart disease. It works by decreasing bad cholesterol, also known as lipid (fat).

Contraindications of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Allergic to Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S, pregnant or planning pregnancy, breastfeeding, liver disease such as hepatitis or jaundice, abnormal liver tests, treated for hepatitis with medicines including glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.
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Side effects of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S side effects are: headache, nausea, constipation, diarrhoea, joint/muscle/back pain, abnormal blood tests like liver function and creatine kinase, throat pain and/or nose bleed along with some rare side effects such as allergic reactions, lack of appetite, numbness or tingling in the fingers, tiredness, rashes and/or itching. Serious side effects of this drug are: abnormal muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis) and the symptoms are severe muscle pain/soreness along with fever, which may lead to acute kidney failure. Seek immediate medical advice in case of the above-mentioned symptoms along with dark coloured urine, peeling/swelling/blistering of the skin/mouth, eyes and genitals.
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Precautions and Warnings of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S during pregnancy?
A:
In case of pregnancy or if planning pregnancy, kindly avoid taking this drug.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S while breastfeeding?
A:
Kindly avoid the intake of this drug as the safety of this drug has not been proved yet.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S?
A:
This drug does not alter the ability or the fair judgement to drive; hence it is probably safe to drive under the influence of this drug.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S?
A:
Serious side effects can be caused by the consumption of alcohol along with this drug, hence kindly avoid the intake of this drug when under the influence of alcohol. Consult your doctor if you regularly consume alcohol in large quantities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
In case of previous or present medical problems such as stroke, kidney and liver problems, unexplained muscle or joint pain, do not consume this drug. It is also advisable to avoid this drug if you are more than 70 years of age.
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Mode of Action of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

How Does It Work?

Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S inhibits the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase leading to reduced levels of bad cholesterol (LDL levels). It also increases good cholesterol known as high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

Directions for Use of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Follow the doctor's prescription in the usage of this drug. This drug is for oral consumption only. Swallow this drug whole with water, do not chew or break it. Kindly follow the diet prescribed by your doctor/dietician. For more details consult your doctor.
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Interactions of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

Medicines that regulate blood pressure and/or heart rhythm, antibiotic/antifungal medicines, other lipid-regulating medicines, medicines used in the treatment of HIV. Do not take this drug along with or before 7 days of consumption of fusidic acid.
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Interactions with food items

During the intake of this drug kindly lower the quantity of grapefruit juice to 1 or 2 small glasses.

Other general Interactions

There are no proven researches about the interactions of this drug with other conditions. Consult your doctor's advice for more details.

Storage and disposal of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Keep out of reach of children. Do not use this drug post the expiration date mentioned on it. This drug does not need special storage conditions. Do not dispose this drug with daily waste, use medical waste management system. For more details, consult your doctor/pharmacist.
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Dosage of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S

Overdose

The maximum advisable dosage of this drug is 80 mg only, do not exceed the maximum dose of usage. In case of overdosage, seek immediate medical advice.

Missed a Dose

Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S dosage is for regular use; hence, it is advisable to take this drug as soon as you remember in case of a missed dosage. Kindly skip the missed dose in case it is time for the next dose. For more details, consult your doctor.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Before consuming Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S what discussion should I have with my healthcare provider?

A: If you are pregnant and have any past or present diagnosis of kidney- or liver-related problems kindly report to your doctor.

Q: What are some of the other remedies that can enhance the effect of Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S?

A: Regular diet, physical exercise and keeping yourself well hydrated can enhance the effect of this drug and speed up the process of recovery.

Q: What are some of the precautions while on Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S?

A: Since this is a comprehensive cholesterol reduction programme, it is advisable to avoid the intake of high fat content food.

Q: Are there any psychological side effects to Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S?

A: There are no known scientific researches with substantial proof regarding psychological side effects, however, there may be symptoms of depression, which is of rare occurrence.

Q: What should I do in case of any side effects while taking Tonact 5mg Tab 15'S?

A: Kindly stop taking this drug in case of any signs/symptoms of side effects and seek immediate medical attention.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 01:02 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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