Rosuvastatin treatment cost-effective and may be cost-saving

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Source: MedWire News Rosuvastatin treatment in JUPITER-eligible patients appears to be cost-effective and has the potential to be cost-saving, suggest findings of a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Niteesh Choudhry (Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) and colleagues say that treating apparently healthy patients with normal low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol […]

Alternate day dosing of rosuvastatin

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Daily dosing of rosuvastatin (Crestor) provides statistically better LDL-C lowering than alternate daily dosing, according to the results of a new study. Rosuvastatin has a longer half-life than other statins, which led the authors to examine the feasibility of alternate daily dosing. The crossover study compared rosuvastatin 20 mg every other day to rosuvastatin 10 […]

Can Crestor turn white hair black?

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Can Crestor turn white hair black?   Q: I am 76 years old, and I take Centrum Silver vitamins, calcium, low-dose aspirin, Crestor for cholesterol, lisinopril for blood pressure, Coenzyme Q10 and Osteo Bi-Flex for arthritis. My doctor has approved all this medication. My problem: I have had gray hair since I was 35, and […]