Tonact ASP 75 Capsule DR
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Tonact ASP 75 Capsule DR

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Introduction

Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack and stroke. It lowers the “bad” cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the “good” cholesterol (HDL) levels in the body. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots.

Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Abdominal pain, indigestion, and constipation are some common side effects of this medicine.This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g., football, wrestling). Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin, muscle pain or dark urine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or you are suffering from bleeding disorder. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Tonact-ASP Capsule DR

  • Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Side effects of Tonact-ASP Capsule DR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tonact-ASP

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
  • Reye’s syndrome like symptoms

How to use Tonact-ASP Capsule DR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is to be taken with food.

How Tonact-ASP Capsule DR works

Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and Aspirin, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the “bad” cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the “good” cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR.

Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tonact-ASP 75 Capsule DR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.