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CRESTOR 40 MG TABLET

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Composition for CRESTOR

Rosuvastatin(40 mg)

food interaction for CRESTOR

alcohol interaction for CRESTOR

pregnancy interaction for CRESTOR

lactation interaction for CRESTOR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Crestor 40 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Crestor 40 mg tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
UNSAFE
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
UNSAFE
Crestor 40 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.
UNSAFE
Crestor 40 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CRESTOR

Rosuvastatin(40 mg)

Uses

Crestor 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased LDL levels in blood.

How it works

Crestor 40 mg tablet blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Memory loss, Joint pain, Confusion, Constipation, Depression, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Stomach pain

Common Dosage for CRESTOR 40 MG TABLET

Patients taking CRESTOR 40 MG TABLET

  • 88%
    Once A Day
  • 5%
    Alternate Day
  • 5%
    Twice A Day
  • 2%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for CRESTOR

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    Rs. 40.70/tablet
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    Rs. 42.60/tablet
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Expert advice for CRESTOR

  • Take Rosuvastatin only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Rosuvastatin, it may worsen the adverse effects of this medicine on the liver.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience unexplained muscle pain or weakness, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Do not take Niacin with Rosuvastatin. Niacin may increase Rosuvastatin's side effects on the muscles, which can lead to serious kidney problems. 
  • Notify the doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any kind of surgery.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.

Frequently asked questions for CRESTOR

Rosuvastatin

Q.Is rosuvastatin lipophilic?
No. It is hydrophilic in nature

Q.Is rosuvastatin safe?
Rosuvastatin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is rosuvastatin gluten free?
Yes, rosuvastatin is gluten fre

Q.Is rosuvastatin better than simvastatin?
Rosuvastatin is better than simvastatin as this is longer acting, more potent and has less side effects. Although, Rosuvastatinand simvastatin belong to same class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (or statins) with similar action

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)