Tonact 40 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Atorvastatin (40 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Tonact 40 Tablet Information

    Tonact 40 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. Secondary and off-label uses of Tonact 40 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Tonact 40 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Tonact 40 Tablet also has some side effects, the most common being Headache, Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Tonact 40 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Tonact 40 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Tonact 40 Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Tonact 40 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Tonact 40 Tablet related warnings section.

    Tonact 40 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Alcoholism as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Tonact 40 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Tonact 40 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Tonact 40 Tablet is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Tonact 40 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Tonact 40 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Tonact 40 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Cholesterol
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Tonact 40 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Tonact 40 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Tonact. If you are pregnant, do not take Tonact without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Tonact 40 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Tonact for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Tonact 40 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Tonact can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Tonact 40 Tablet on the Liver?


      You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Tonact. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Tonact 40 Tablet on the Heart?


      Side effects of Tonact rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Tonact 40 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Tonact 40 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Tonact 40 Tablet

    • Is this Tonact 40 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Tonact 40 Tablet is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Tonact 40 Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Tonact 40 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Tonact 40 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Tonact 40 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Tonact 40 Tablet


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Tonact 40 Tablet to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Tonact 40 Tablet


      Taking Tonact 40 Tablet with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Tonact 40 Tablet

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Tonact work?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Tonact works by inhibiting an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) which is responsible for cholesterol synthesis in our body, its inhibition results in increased levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and decreased levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) which lowers the risk of developing heart disease and helps in preventing strokes

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Tonact along with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Tonact can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking ibuprofen do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I use Tonact without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    No, Tonact is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Tonact?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Tonact is a brand name of atorvastatin which belongs to the class of drugs known as statins (dyslipidemic agents). It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia (high levels of lipids in the blood), hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol levels), and hypertriglyceridemia.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Tonact cause memory loss?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    No, use of Tonact does not cause memory loss in the patients who are taking it. It has not been reported to cause memory loss.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipitor® (Atorvastatin Calcium)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 637-638

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650

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