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Side effects of Tonact - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi my doctor recently advised Atorvastatin and Fenofibrate ,as my Lipids were on a higher side alon with that I was also taking asomax for BP how safe is the drug -Tonact
Doctor :   since when have you been taking these drugs?
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what was your last BP reading and when was it?
User :   Asomax -D and Lipiguard for my triglysirides which were at 230 were being taken for the last 5 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   my BP was at 120/80 a few days back
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that is good control
User :   yes
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Tonact is a safe medicine to manage dyslipidemia
User :   what is that
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it is composed of atorvastatin which is
User :   ocassionally i drink and smoke about 5 ciggrates a day
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sued to control lipids level
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you have to stop drinking and smoking as it will hamper the effects of medicines to lower lipid effectively.
User :   any side effects
Doctor :   so if the lipids are not controlled, even with regular medicines, then you should be blaming the smoking and drinking
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smoking and dringking lead to decreased blood flow and deposition of cholesteril in blood vessels
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leading to rise in risk for stroke, heart attacks
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so follow the treatment regularly with stopping the smoking and rinking
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User :   my triglicirides are at 127
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User :   So i can have TONACT
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you can have tonact
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what are your total cholesterol levels?
User :   Any side effects doc
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what are your other lipids profile levels like LDL, HDL?
Doctor :   the common sideeffects include nausea, vomiting
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User :   I have to check that can I revert by evening
User :   as my report is at home
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but the side effects outweight the medicinal benefits
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sure you can revert back to me with complete reports
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   I shall revert doc Bye
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