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CREVAST-F 10 TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 137.50 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for CREVAST-F

Fenofibrate(67 mg),Rosuvastatin(10 mg)

food interaction for CREVAST-F

alcohol interaction for CREVAST-F

pregnancy interaction for CREVAST-F

lactation interaction for CREVAST-F

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Crevast-f 10 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
Crevast-f 10 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
Crevast-f 10 tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CREVAST-F

Fenofibrate(67 mg)

Uses

Fenofibrate is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood and increased triglycerides levels in blood.

How it works

Fenofibrate stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism thereby reducing the levels of triglyceride and cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Acne-like rash, Back pain, Joint pain, Pain in extremity, Blisters on skin, Headache, Heartburn, High grade fever, Muscle pain, Weakness, Constipation, Diarrhoea
Rosuvastatin(10 mg)

Uses

Rosuvastatin 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

Rosuvastatin 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 CREVAST-F 10 TABLET

Patients taking CREVAST-F 10 TABLET

  • 94%
    Once A Day
  • 6%
    Twice A Week

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Expert advice for CREVAST-F

  • If you also take medicines such as cholestyramine or colestipol; make sure to take them at least 1 hour after or 4 hours before taking fenofibrate.
  • Consult your doctor, if you have diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, kidney or liver ailments.
  • Do not take fenofibrate, if you are allergic to it or to any other ingredient in the medicine (lactose).
  • Do not take finofibrate, if you are sensitive to sunlight.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you are suffering from severe liver, kidney or pancreatic ailments (gall bladder disease, biliary cirrhosis, pancreatitis); if you have muscular disorders, large amount of protein in urine, water retention in the body (nephrotic syndrome), decreased albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminaemia) or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
  • Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for CREVAST-F

Fenofibrate

Q.Is fenofibrate the same as Lipitor?
Fenofibrate is a drug belonging to a different class of drugs called “Fibrates”, whereas Lipitor (atorvastatin) belongs to the “Statin” class. Both the medicines act by different mechanisms

Q.Does fenofibrate cause erectile dysfunction, weight gain or memory loss?
Fenofibrate may rarely cause sexual weakness in patients. It does not cause weight gain and memory loss. Consult your doctor before use

Q.Can I take fenofibrate with Lipitor, ibuprofen, niacin, Nyquil or crestor?
Taking fenofibrate with drugs from the statin class (e.g. Atorvastatin or Lipitor; rosuvastatin or crestor) may cause muscle breakdown. There is no significant drug interaction with ibuprofen, niacin or Nyquil. However, always consult your doctor before use

Q.What is fenofibrate?
Fenofibrate belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate

Q.Is fenofibrate generic?
Yes, fenofibrate is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (TriCor, Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).

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 09 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)