Crestor 40mg(Rosuvastatin Calcium)
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Crestor Drug Information
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Rosuvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as "statins." It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. Lowering "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides and raising "good" cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps to prevent strokes and heart attacks. In addition to eating a proper diet (such as a low cholesterol/low-fat diet), other lifestyle changes that may help Crestor 40mg work better include exercising, losing weight if overweight, and stopping smoking. Talk with your doctor for more details.
How to Use Crestor
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking rosuvastatin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take Crestor 40mg by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. If you are taking the capsule form of Crestor 40mg, swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules. If you have trouble swallowing the capsules, read and follow the manufacturer's Instructions for Use leaflet. You may carefully open the capsule and sprinkle the contents on 1 teaspoonful of soft food (such as applesauce, or chocolate- or vanilla-flavored pudding). Swallow all of the mixture without chewing. Use/discard the mixture within 60 minutes. Do not prepare a supply in advance. The Dosage of Crestor 40mg is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, age, race, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). If you are of Asian descent, your doctor may direct you to start with a lower dose because you may be more sensitive to its effects. Antacids containing aluminum or magnesium can reduce the absorption of Crestor 40mg. Therefore, if taking this type of antacid, take it at least 2 hours after Crestor 40mg. Take Crestor 40mg regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking Crestor 40mg even if you feel well. Most people with high cholesterol or triglycerides do not feel sick. It is very important to continue to follow your doctor's advice about diet and exercise. It may take up to 4 weeks before you get the full benefit of Crestor 40mg.
Before taking rosuvastatin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Crestor 40mg may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Crestor 40mg, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,liver disease, kidney disease, alcohol use. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Limit alcoholic beverages. Daily use of alcohol may increase your risk for liver problems, especially when combined with rosuvastatin. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Crestor 40mg, especially muscle problems. Crestor 40mg must not be used during pregnancy. Rosuvastatin may harm an unborn baby. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy while taking Crestor 40mg. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control (such as condoms, birth control pills) while taking Crestor 40mg. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. Crestor 40mg passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using Crestor 40mg is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Crestor 40mg, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose (within 12 hours), skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
See also How to Use section. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval."blood thinners" (such as warfarin), daptomycin, gemfibrozil. Other medications can affect the removal of rosuvastatin from your body, which may affect how rosuvastatin works. Examples include fostamatinib, ledipasvir, sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir, among others. Do not take any red yeast rice products while you are taking rosuvastatin because some red yeast rice products may also contain a statin called lovastatin. Taking rosuvastatin and red yeast rice products together can increase your risk of serious muscle and liver problems.
Crestor Side Effects
What are Crestor side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Crestor may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Crestor as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Crestor
The side effects of Crestor may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Crestor. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Crestor may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Crestor, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Crestor.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Crestor, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Crestor and the side effects associated with Crestor are described in the following:
Common Crestor Side Effects
- headache disorder
- acute abdominal pain
- general weakness
Less Frequent Crestor Side Effects
- diabetes mellitus
- increased aspartate transaminase
- increased alanine transaminase
- skin rash
Rare or Very Rare Crestor Side Effects
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- hepatic failure
- hypersensitivity drug reaction
- thrombocytopenic disorder
- immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy
- interstitial lung disease
- memory impairment
- pruritus of skin
- acute confusion
- muscle weakness
- peripheral neuropathy
- sleep disorder
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Crestor 40mg when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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