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Akroz 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Akroz 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Akroz 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
59
₹5.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Akroz Tablet

Uses of Akroz Tablet

Akroz 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Akroz Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Akroz are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Akroz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Akroz 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Akroz Tablet works

Akroz 5 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).
In Depth Information on Akroz Tablet

Expert advice for Akroz Tablet

  • Akroz 5 mg Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Akroz 5 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
  • Inform your doctor  if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes.  If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly  as Akroz 5 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Akroz 5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
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Akroz Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Akroz Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Akroz 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Akroz 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Akroz 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Akroz 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Akroz 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Akroz 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Akroz 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Akroz 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Akroz 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Akroz Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Akroz 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Akroz

I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
high cholesterol as per the lipid profile report
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and repeat after 3 months
Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
hello i am worried about my high Cholesterol. plz recommend me medicine.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
If you are non diabetic, non hypertensive, non smoker, then you can try life style changes like low fat, low calorie diet abs regular exercise for 1 month. Else you can take risuvastatin or Atorvastatin.
Having high cholesterol problemShall I take medicines like omega 3 capsules
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Yes you can take it It will only increase HDL cholesterol which is good cholesterol To decrease total cholesterol or tag pr LDL do exercise daily for 1-2 hours like brisk walking for 2-2 kms Avoid fatty foods
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps

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Frequently asked questions about Akroz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rosuvastatin
Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Q. Can I take Akroz with grapefruit juice?
Yes, Akroz can be taken with grapefruit juice. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Akroz with clopidogrel?
Akroz can be taken along with clopidogrel. Akroz does not interfere with the antiplatelet action of clopidogrel. However, a high dose of clopidogrel can increase the Akroz blood concentration by 2-fold causing more chances of the side effects, so a dose adjustment for Akroz may be needed.
Q. Why should Akroz be taken at night?
Akroz acts by blocking an enzyme which is important for cholesterol synthesis in our body. The activity of this enzyme is more at night time, so, it is advisable to take Akroz in the evening hours after a meal or just before going to bed to have maximum effect. However, Akroz being a longer acting statin can be taken at any time of day.
Q. Can I take Akroz with pantoprazole?
Yes, Akroz can be used along with pantoprazole. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Akroz with gemfibrozil?
Concomitant use of Akroz with gemfibrozil should be avoided. Gemfibrozil can increase the blood levels of Akroz and damage your muscles. If you are taking both the drugs, be careful and look for any muscle symptoms. Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness or dark colored urine.
Q. What is the benefit of taking Akroz with ezetimibe?
Akroz, when used with ezetimibe, helps in a better decrease in LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to Akroz alone and without any increase in side effects. This combination is very beneficial in high-risk cardiovascular disease patients as its use can decrease the risk of atherosclerotic plaque rupture and heart attack. However, ezetimibe can increase the blood levels of Akroz, so a dose adjustment may be needed when they are used together.
Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Akroz?
Akroz should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption and hence lowers the blood levels of Akroz. This can lead to a decrease in efficacy of Akroz to lower blood cholesterol levels. To avoid this effect, there should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the two medicines.
Q. Is Akroz a narcotic substance?
No, Akroz is not a narcotic substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Akroz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Akroz with Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amlodipine: Amom
Akroz with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil
Akroz with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact
Akroz with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
Akroz with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden
Akroz with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Belitra, Sitra
Akroz with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Akroz with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell
Akroz with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep
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