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R2 20 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR R2 (PHC)

Rosuvastatin(20mg)

food interaction for R2 (PHC)

alcohol interaction for R2 (PHC)

pregnancy interaction for R2 (PHC)

lactation interaction for R2 (PHC)

medicine interaction for R2 (PHC)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take R2 20 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid R2 20 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
R2 20 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.
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R2 20 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR R2 (PHC)

    Rosuvastatin(20mg)

    Uses

    R2 20 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

    R2 20 mg tablet block an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. As a result, it lowers the level of cholesterol in the body.

    Common side effects

    Joint pain, Headache, Muscle pain, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR R2 20 MG TABLET

    Patients taking R2 20 MG TABLET

    • 75%
      Once A Day
    • 10%
      Twice A Day
    • 10%
      Thrice A week
    • 5%
      Thrice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR R2 (PHC)

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      Rs. 25.20/tablet
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      Rs. 15.78/tablet
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      Rs. 157.75
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      (10 tablets in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 27.98/tablet
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      Rs. 279.80
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    • CRESTOR 20 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Astra Zeneca
      Rs. 27.90/tablet
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      Rs. 279
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    Expert advice FOR R2 (PHC)

    • 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 R2 (PHC)

    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

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    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)