Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg

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Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg

Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg

Generic Alternative to Crestor 5mg

Crestor 5mg

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Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg

  • Manufactured by AstraZeneca
  • Product of India • Shipped from India
  • Prescription Required
Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg

Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg

Generic Alternative to Crestor 5mg

  • Manufactured by An MHRA approved UK Generic Manufacturer
  • Product of United Kingdom • Shipped from United Kingdom
  • Prescription Required

Rosuvastatin Calcium Drug Information

  • Rosuvastatin Calcium Overview

    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 Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg work better include exercising, losing weight if overweight, and stopping smoking. Talk with your doctor for more details.

  • How to Use Rosuvastatin Calcium

    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 Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. The Dosage of Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg 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 Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg. Therefore, if taking this type of antacid, take it at least 2 hours after Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg. Take Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg 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 Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg.

  • Rosuvastatin Calcium Precautions

    Before taking rosuvastatin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg, 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 Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg, especially muscle problems. Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg must not be used during pregnancy. Rosuvastatin may harm an unborn baby. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy while taking Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg. 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 Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Rosuvastatin Calcium Misdose

    If you miss a dose of Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg, 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.

  • Rosuvastatin Calcium Interactions

    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), 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.

  • Rosuvastatin Calcium Side Effects

    Remember that your doctor has prescribed Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg do not have serious side effects. A very small number of people taking rosuvastatin may have mild memory problems or confusion. If these rare effects occur, talk to your doctor. Rarely, statins may cause or worsen diabetes. Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks.foamy urine. Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg may rarely cause muscle problems (which can rarely lead to very serious conditions called rhabdomyolysis and autoimmune myopathy).muscle pain/tenderness/weakness (especially with fever or unusual tiredness), signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine). Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg may rarely cause liver problems. If you notice any of the following rare but serious side effects,yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting. A very serious allergic reaction to Rosuvastatin Calcium 5mg is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction,rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

    List of Rosuvastatin Calcium side effects
  • Rosuvastatin Calcium Storage

    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 when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

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