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NOVASTAT 5 MG TABLET

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Composition for NOVASTAT

Rosuvastatin(5 mg)

food interaction for NOVASTAT

alcohol interaction for NOVASTAT

pregnancy interaction for NOVASTAT

lactation interaction for NOVASTAT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Novastat 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Novastat 5 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
Novastat 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.
UNSAFE
Novastat 5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for NOVASTAT

Rosuvastatin(5 mg)

Uses

Novastat 5 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

Novastat 5 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 NOVASTAT 5 MG TABLET

Patients taking NOVASTAT 5 MG TABLET

  • 93%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A week
  • 2%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for NOVASTAT

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  • ROSUVAS 5 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 7.87/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 118
    pay 23% more per tablet
  • ROZAVEL 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 7.60/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 76
    pay 19% more per tablet
  • ROSEDAY 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    USV Ltd
    Rs. 4.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 47
    save 27% more per tablet
  • RAZEL 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.24/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 72.40
    pay 13% more per tablet
  • ROZUCOR 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.75/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 77.50
    pay 21% more per tablet

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Expert advice for NOVASTAT

  • Watch out for Muscle Symptoms. Please consult your doctor if you have any unexplained muscle pain,weakness or tenderness. 
  • Liver enzyme monitoring. Monitor liver enzymes before and after treatment. It can increase liver enzymes. 
  • Consult your doctor if you notice dark urine or yellowing of eyes or skin.
  • It can cause or worsen diabetes so appropiate precautions should be taken
  • Do not take antacids for atleast 2 hours before and after taking this drug.
  • Do not take rosuvastatin if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to rosuvastatin or any of the other ingredients of rosuvastatin.
  • Do not take this drug if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for NOVASTAT

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