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Razel 10 mg Tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Razel 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Razel 10 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Razel Tablet

Uses of Razel Tablet

Razel 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Razel Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Razel are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Razel 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. Razel 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Razel Tablet works

Razel 10 mg Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Razel Tablet

Expert advice for Razel Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Razel 10 mg Tablet for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Razel 10 mg Tablet is safe. However, some people may develop digestive problems like diarrhoea, gas. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), joint pain, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine after starting the medication.
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Razel Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Razel Tablet
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Razel 10 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.
Razel 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Razel 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Razel 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Razel 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Razel 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Razel 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Razel 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Razel 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Razel Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Razel 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Razel Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rosuvastatin

Cholesterol is a type of fat present in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is called “bad” cholesterol as it can build up in the wall of your blood vessels and slow or obstruct blood flow to your heart, brain, and other organs. This can cause heart diseases and stroke. HDL cholesterol is called “good” cholesterol as it prevents the bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Triglycerides also are harmful fats found in your blood.
Yes, Razel can be taken with grapefruit juice. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Razel with clopidogrel?
Razel can be taken along with clopidogrel. Razel does not interfere with the antiplatelet action of clopidogrel. However, a high dose of clopidogrel can increase the Razel blood concentration by 2-fold causing more chances of the side effects, so a dose adjustment for Razel may be needed.
Razel acts by blocking an enzyme which is important for cholesterol synthesis in our body. The activity of this enzyme is more at night time, so, it is advisable to take Razel in the evening hours after a meal or just before going to bed to have maximum effect. However, Razel being a longer acting statin can be taken at any time of day.
Q. Can I take Razel with pantoprazole?
Yes, Razel can be used along with pantoprazole. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Razel with gemfibrozil?
Concomitant use of Razel with gemfibrozil should be avoided. Gemfibrozil can increase the blood levels of Razel and damage your muscles. If you are taking both the drugs, be careful and look for any muscle symptoms. Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness or dark colored urine.
Q. What is the benefit of taking Razel with ezetimibe?
Razel, when used with ezetimibe, helps in a better decrease in LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to Razel alone and without any increase in side effects. This combination is very beneficial in high-risk cardiovascular disease patients as its use can decrease the risk of atherosclerotic plaque rupture and heart attack. However, ezetimibe can increase the blood levels of Razel, so a dose adjustment may be needed when they are used together.
Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Razel?
Razel should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption and hence lowers the blood levels of Razel. This can lead to a decrease in efficacy of Razel to lower blood cholesterol levels. To avoid this effect, there should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the two medicines.
No, Razel is not a narcotic substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Razel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Razel with Amiodarone
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol
Razel with Lercanidipine
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Razel with Voriconazole
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Razel with Ezetimibe
Medicines with composition Ezetimibe: Ezentia, Ezzicad, Ezedoc, Lipezet, Mibe
Razel with Cilostazol
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Razel with Gemfibrozil
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid, Regulipid
Razel with Bosentan
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Razel with Nimodipine
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer
Razel with S-Amlodipine
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Razel with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Razel with Spiramycin
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Razel with Danazol
Medicines with composition Danazol: Benzol, Donogen, Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl, Danogen, Gynazol
Razel with Nifedipine
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Razel with Benidipine
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil, Entinib, Imalek, Shantinib, Celonib, Imatero, Cadinib, Leukanib, Altanib, Chemotinib, Imatib A, Zealata
Razel with Nitrendipine
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Razel with Fenofibrate
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr, Trifeno
Razel with Rifampicin
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Razel with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Razel with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan

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