TINTAROS table. 10 mg. 28 tablets

TINTAROS table. 10 mg. 28 tablets
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Tintaros belongs to a group of medicines called statins. You have been prescribed Tintaros as:
 Have high cholesterol. This means that you are at risk of heart attack or stroke. We recommend that you take a statin, because changing your diet and greater physical activity were not enough to correct your cholesterol levels

TINTAROS table. 10 mg. 28 tablets
 

TINTAROS WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?

Tintaros belongs to a group of medicines called statins. You have been prescribed Tintaros as:
 Have high cholesterol. This means that you are at risk of heart attack or stroke. We recommend that you take a statin, because changing your diet and greater physical activity were not enough to correct your cholesterol levels. You should continue with your cholesterol-lowering diet and physical activity while taking Tintaros or
There are other factors that increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or other related health problems. Heart attack, stroke and other problems can be caused by a condition called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is due to the accumulation of fatty deposits in your arteries.
 
Why is it important to keep taking Tintaros
 
Tintaros is used to adjust the levels of blood fats, called lipids, the most common of which is cholesterol.
There are different types of cholesterol that are found in blood - "bad" cholesterol and "good" cholesterol.
 Tintaros can lower "bad" cholesterol and raise "good" cholesterol
 It works by helping to block the formation of "bad" cholesterol. It also improves your body's ability to remove the blood.
Most people do not feel that their cholesterol is high, as it does not cause any symptoms. However, if it remains untreated, accumulate fat can accumulate on the walls of your blood vessels and cause them to narrow.
 
Sometimes, these narrowed blood vessels can become blocked, which can interrupt blood flow to the heart or brain and cause heart attack or stroke. By adjusting the levels of cholesterol, you can lower your risk of heart attack or stroke.
You should continue to take Tintaros even if your cholesterol was reduced to the required level because it prevents escalation of cholesterol and accumulation of fatty deposits. However, you should stop taking Tintaros if your doctor tells you to do this or if you become pregnant.
 

BEFORE YOU TAKE TINTAROS

 
Do not take Tintaros:
 
 If you have ever had an allergic reaction to Tintaros tablets or any of its ingredients.
 If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking Tintaros immediately stop taking it and contact your doctor. Women should avoid becoming pregnant while taking Tintaros using adequate contraception
 If you have liver disease
 If you have severe kidney problems
 If you have repeated or unexplained muscle pain
If you are taking a drug called cyclosporine
 
Moreover, do not take Tintaros tablets 40 mg / highest dose
 
 If you have moderate to severe kidney problems
 If your thyroid gland is not functioning properly
 If you had any repeated or unexplained muscle pain, personal or family history of muscle problems, or a previous history of muscle problems if you are taking other cholesterol-lowering drugs
 If you regularly drink large amounts of alcohol
 If stet Asian
 If you take other medicines called fibrates to lower your cholesterol
 
Taking other medicines:
 
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including those granted without prescription.
Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines: cyclosporine, warfarin, fibrates or any other medicine used to lower cholesterol, medication for indigestion, erythromycin, oral contraceptive pill, hormone replacement therapy or lopinavir / ritonavir. Tintaros may alter the effect of these drugs or they could alter the effect of Tintaros.
 
Taking Tintaros with food and drink
 
You can take Tintaros with or without food.
 
Pregnancy and lactation:
 
Tintaros Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking Tintaros immediately stop taking it and contact your doctor. Women should avoid becoming pregnant while taking Tintaros using appropriate birth control.
 
Driving and operating machinery
 
Most people can drive a car or operate machinery while using Tintaros - it will not affect their abilities. However, some people feel dizzy during treatment Tintaros. If you feel dizzy, consult your doctor before attempting to drive or use machines.
 
Important information about some of the ingredients of Tintaros
 
If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking Tintaros
 

HOW TO TAKE TINTAROS?

 
Usual dose for adults
 
If you take Tinatros because high cholesterol:
Initial dose:
Your Tintaros treatment should be initiated with a dose of 5 mg or 10 mg, even if you take a higher dose of another statin. Select your starting dose will depend on:
 Your cholesterol
The level of your risk of getting a heart attack or stroke
 Is there a factor that can make you more sensitive to the possible side effects
 
Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist what Tintaros initial dose will be best for you.
 
Your doctor may decide to give you the lowest dose / 5 mg / if:
 You are of Asian descent
 You are over the age of 70 years
 You have moderate kidney problems
 You are at risk for muscle pain
 
Increasing the dose and maximum daily dose
Your doctor may decide to increase your dose. This is done so that you can accept Tintaros amount that is appropriate for you. If you started with a dose of 5 mg, your doctor may decide to double to 10 mg, then 20 mg, then 40 mg if necessary. If you started with 10 mg, your doctor may decide to double to 20 mg and then 40 mg if necessary. There will be a distance of four weeks between dose administered until the new dose adjustment.
 
The maximum daily dose is 40 mg Tintaros. It is only for patients with high cholesterol levels and increased risk of heart attack or stroke whose cholesterol levels are not lowered enough with 20 mg
 
Usual doses in children aged 10-17 years:
 
The usual starting dose is 5 mg. Your doctor may increase your dose to find the right amount for you Tintaros. The maximum daily dose is 20 mg Tintaros. Take your dose once a day. Tintaros 40 mg should not be used in children.
 
How to take your tablets
Swallow each tablet whole with liquid or water.
 
Take Tintaros daily. You can take it anytime of the day. Try to take your tablet at the same time each day so you can remember it.
 

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

 
Stop taking Tintaros and seek medical help immediately if you experience any of the following allergic reactions:
Difficulty breathing with or without swelling of the face, lips, tongue and / or throat
 Swelling of the face, lips, tongue and / or throat that may cause difficulty in swallowing
 Severe itching of the skin
 
Common possible side effects: headache, stomach pain, constipation, nausea, muscle pain, feeling faint, dizzy, increase the amount of protein in the urine, diabetes, mainly in patients with blood sugar levels at the upper limit of normal.
 
Uncommon possible side effects - rash, itching or other skin reactions, increase the amount of protein in the urine
 
Rare possible side effects:
 A severe allergic reaction - signs include swelling of the face, lips, tongue and / or throat, difficulty swallowing and breathing, severe itching of the skin. If you think you have an allergic reaction, stop taking Tintaros and seek immediate medical attention.
 Muscle damage - as a precaution, stop taking Tintaros and talk to your doctor if you have unusual muscle pain that lasts longer than expected.
 Severe stomach pain
 Elevation of liver enzymes in the blood
 
Very rare possible side effects - jaundice, hepatitis, traces of blood in your urine, nerve damage in the feet and your hands, joint pain, memory loss
 
Side effects of unknown frequency may include - diarrhea, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, cough, shortness of breath, swelling, sleep disorders, including insomnia and nightmares, sexual difficulties, depression, breathing problems including persistent cough and / or shortness of air.
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 
What Tintaros?
The active substance is Tintaros rosuvastatin. Tintaros tablets contain rosuvastatin calcium, equivalent to 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg or 40 mg rosuvastatin.
 
The ingredients are:
Core: cellulose, microcrystalline type 102, lactose monohydrate, crospovidone type A, magnesium stearate.
 
Coating Opadry II Yelllow 31K38097, containing lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triacetin, quinoline yellow aluminum lake.
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