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Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 86.00
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Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Zivast L Forte Tab is used to treat high blood pressure when it exists with increased or deranged cholesterol. It contains atorvastatin and losartan as active ingredients. It must be taken as directe...
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ContainsAtorvastatin,Losartan
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

Zivast L Forte Tab is used to treat high blood pressure when it exists with increased/deranged cholesterol.

Contraindications of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to atorvastatin, losartan or other ingredients of Zivast L Forte Tab .
  • If you have or had liver disease, 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 or are planning a pregnancy.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
  • If you have blockage a duct that takes bile from the liver to the gallbladder (obstructive biliary disorders).
  • If you suffer from diabetes or kidney disorder and you have been treated with Aliskiren (a medicine used to treat high blood pressure).

Side effects of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zivast L Forte Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy. If you think 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 Zivast L Forte Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid while breastfeeding as it is unknown if its components pass into breast milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Zivast L Forte Tab ?
A:
If you experience the side effects like dizziness, avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Zivast L Forte Tab ?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Zivast L Forte Tab . Consuming alcohol raise your blood pressure, consult the doctor if you have a regular habit of drinking and he may suggest what will work for you.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from a liver or kidney disease or have had a kidney transplant.
  • You develop muscle problems after taking other cholesterol-lowering medicines.
  • You are using medicine for bacterial infection like fusidic acid.
  • You have breathing difficulty, thyroid problem, heart disease.
  • You consume alcohol regularly.
  • You suffer from narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels of one or both kidneys.
  • You suffer from allergic reaction like swelling of the face, lips, throat and tongue.
  • You develop diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration, which result in low blood pressure. Increase intake of water and fluids.

Mode of Action of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Cholesterol is made by an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase). Atorvastatin inhibits this enzyme, lowers bad cholesterol levels (LDL levels), triglyceride levels and other lipids or fats in the blood. It incre...
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  • Angiotensin-II released in the body causes the blood vessels to narrow which leads to an increase in blood pressure. Losartan prevents the binding of Angiotensin-II to its receptors, causes the blood ...
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Directions for Use of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Zivast L Forte Tab should 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 Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Zivast L Forte Tab works or this medicine itself reduce 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 a planned surgery or vaccination schedule.
  • If you are using blood thinners, pain killers, antibiotics, antifungal medicines, antacids, potassium supplements, water pills, medicines to treat heart problems, cancer, hepatitis C, HIV infection, m...
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  • Concomitant use of Zivast L Forte Tab along with certain medicines used for heart conditions amlodipine, digoxin, ramipril, lisinopril or aliskiren must be avoided as there can be a drastic drop in b...
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Interactions with food items

  • Intake of grapefruit juice must be in a limited quantity as grapefruit may alter the effect of Zivast L Forte Tab .
  • Avoid high potassium-containing foods.

Storage and disposal of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Zivast L Forte Tab below 25°C in the original packaging.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Zivast L Forte Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are low blood pressure, increased heartbeat. If you have taken too much of Zivast L Forte Tab , contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Zivast L Forte Tab , 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 taki...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How can I take Zivast L Forte Tab ?

A: Take Zivast L Forte Tab as directed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: Is there any dietary restrictions to be followed while using Zivast L Forte Tab ?

  • Avoid using high potassium-containing foods (spinach, banana, peas, kidney beans), fruits and supplements.
  • A low-salt and low-fat diet are preferred. Limit alcohol intake and avoid smoking.

Q: What are the side effects with Zivast L Forte Tab ?

A: You may experience side effects like headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhoea, fatigue while on treatment with Zivast L Forte Tab .
Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 01:49 PM (IST)

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