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Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Cardirose Gold Tablet

Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It is used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in your blood vessels and causes narrowing, which may lead to heart attack or stroke.

Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is a widely prescribed medicine and is regarded as safe for long-term use. It can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day, but it is preferable to take it at night. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may put you at a greater risk of heart disease or stroke. This medicine is only one part of a comprehensive treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction.

Common side effects of this medicine include muscle pain, weakness, nausea, headache, and stomach pain. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. This medicine should not be used in some conditions such as liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine as it may harm the developing baby.

Uses of Cardirose Gold Tablet

Cardirose Gold Tablet side effects

Common
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Cardirose Gold 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. Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cardirose Gold Tablet works

Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required by the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

Cardirose Gold Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Cardirose Gold Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • In general, Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhea, 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 the 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 Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Cardirose Gold 40 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cardirose Gold with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imashil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Canzit, Cositra
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samwell
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Benzol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Arthrox
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clarimac
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cardirose Gold

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High cholesterol;sugar;heavy weight
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mgayush.com/otc/himalaya-abana-tablet-otc1202731-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatment
I am high BP patient. prescribe attached prescription in which i am regularly taken amlovas 5mg, Rosutore gold 10/75mg & Multivita gold last 2 year, somewhere i have seen that in Rosutor tablet there are aspirin which are harmful for health & not to be use continuously so i just want to confirm that should i take Rosutor gold or not ?? Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Your consultant seems qualified, I think you should clear your queries with him on your next visit.
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FAQs

Q. Does Cardirose Gold cause weight gain?

No, there is no evidence that Cardirose Gold causes weight gain. If you are taking Cardirose Gold and gaining weight, consult your doctor. The doctor may get some investigations done to know the reason for the weight gain.

Q. Does Cardirose Gold make you tired?

Yes, Cardirose Gold can make you feel tired. Most commonly, it is due to muscle injury. In some patients tiredness may be accompanied by other symptoms like loss of appetite, upper belly pain, yellowing of skin, etc. This may be due to liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor if tiredness persists.

Q. For how long should I take Cardirose Gold?

You may need to take Cardirose Gold for life or for as long as directed by your doctor. The benefits can be felt only for as long as you take it. Stopping Cardirose Gold without starting a different treatment may increase your cholesterol levels again. This medicine has only a few side effects and is usually considered safe if taken as directed by the doctor.

Q. Should Cardirose Gold be taken at night?

Cardirose Gold is taken once a day. It can be taken in the morning or night or any time of the day, with or without food. Try taking this medicine at the same time every day. Doing this will help you remember to take it daily.

Q. What foods should be avoided when taking Cardirose Gold?

Cardirose Gold is used to decrease your blood cholesterol levels. Therefore, to seek the best results of this medicine, you should avoid foods which are high in calories like chips, burgers, fried food, etc. Eat a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. Be sure to follow all the exercise and dietary recommendations made by your doctor or dietician.

Q. I am still not sure whether I should take Cardirose Gold or not. What should I do?

All medicines have side effects, but the benefits of Cardirose Gold in reducing cardiovascular risk are proven by a large number of studies. However, if you do have any concerns, then discuss it with your doctor. Your doctor will consider and explain to you the benefits of taking Cardirose Gold versus the risks of not taking it at all.

Q. Can Cardirose Gold cause memory loss?

Memory loss may occur with Cardirose Gold in very rare cases. This is generally non-serious and may occur as early as 1 day or may take years to appear. These symptoms may disappear within about 3 weeks of discontinuing Cardirose Gold. However, you should consult your doctor if you experience this side effect as it could be due to some other reason.

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