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Tonact Tm Tablet

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Tonact Tm Tablet Description

Tonact Tm Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure when it exists with increased or deranged cholesterol. It contains atorvastatin and telmisartan as active ingredients. It must be taken as directe...
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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg),Atorvastatin(10.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Tonact Tm Tablet

Tonact Tm Tablet is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) when it exists with increased/deranged cholesterol.

Contraindications of Tonact Tm Tablet

  • If you are allergic to atorvastatin, telmisartan or other ingredients of Tonact Tm Tablet.
  • If you have or had any liver disease or abnormality in liver function test.
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir.
  • If you are pregnant, you may be pregnant/are planning a pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • If you have blockage of the duct that takes bile from the liver to the gallbladder (obstructive biliary disorders).
  • If you have diabetes or kidney disorder and you have been treated with aliskiren (a medicine used to treat high blood pressure).

Side effects of Tonact Tm Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Body pain

Precautions and Warnings of Tonact Tm Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tonact Tm Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy as it can be unsafe during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or become pregnant, discontinue the treatment with this medicine and contact the doctor. If you are a woman of childbearing age, discuss with the physician the importance of birth control methods and potential hazards to the unborn baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tonact Tm Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid while breastfeeding as it is unknown if its components pass into breast milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Tonact Tm Tablet?
A:
Tonact Tm Tablet may make you feel dizzy, avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Tonact Tm Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Tonact Tm Tablet. Consuming alcohol raises your blood pressure, consult the doctor for information, about drinking habits and he may suggest what will work for you.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease or have a kidney transplant.
  • You develop muscle problems after using other lipid-lowering medicine.
  • You are using the medicine for bacterial infection like fusidic acid.
  • You have difficulty in breathing, thyroid problem, diabetes or other heart-related condition.
  • You suffer from narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels of one or both kidneys.
  • You develop diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration, which results in low blood pressure. Increase intake of water and fluids.
  • You suffer from water and salt retention in the body along with an imbalance of blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels).

Mode of Action of Tonact Tm Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Cholesterol is made by an enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Atorvastatin inhibits this enzyme and lowers bad cholesterol levels (LDL levels), triglyceride levels and other lipids or fats in the blood. It incr...
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  • Angiotensin II is a substance produced in the body that causes the narrowing of blood vessels. It leads to an increase in blood pressure. Telmisartan prevents the binding of Angiotensin II to its rece...
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Directions for Use of Tonact Tm Tablet

  • Tonact Tm Tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it regularly for optimal results and avoid consuming it more than that prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Tonact Tm Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Tonact Tm Tablet works or this medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements or herbals you take or might take to avoid possible interaction. Inform the doctor regarding planned surgery or vaccination schedule.
  • If you are using blood thinners, antibiotics, steroids, pain killers, diuretics (water pills), antacids, medicines that may increase blood potassium levels like salt containing potassium and potassium...
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Interactions with food items

  • Intake of grapefruit juice must be limited in quantity as grapefruit may alter the effect of Tonact Tm Tablet.
  • Avoid high potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli and potatoes.

Storage and disposal of Tonact Tm Tablet

  • Store at a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Tonact Tm Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are irregular heartbeat, dizziness, low blood pressure, loss of consciousness. If you have taken too much of Tonact Tm Tablet, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Tonact Tm Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking ...
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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: What are the side effects of Tonact Tm Tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhoea while on treatment with Tonact Tm Tablet.

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions must I follow as I have high blood pressure?

  • Limit intake of salt in the diet, pickles and packaged foods like chips as they contain excess salt and must be avoided.
  • Avoid food rich in potassium like spinach, broccoli or banana, fruits and potassium-containing supplements.
  • Instead of having packaged snacks, have fresh-cut fruits as they are rich in vitamins and fibre.
  • Limit alcohol consumption and avoid smoking.

Q: How to take Tonact Tm Tablet?

  • Take Tonact Tm Tablet as directed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
TONACT TM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 01:49 PM (IST)

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