Rosukaa 5 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Rosukaa Tablet

Rosukaa 5 Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Rosukaa Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Rosukaa 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. Rosukaa 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rosukaa Tablet works

Rosukaa 5 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).

Rosukaa Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Rosukaa 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rosukaa 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosukaa 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rosukaa 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosukaa 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rosukaa Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Rosukaa 5 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Rosukaa 5 Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Rosukaa 5 Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting the treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes. If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly as Rosukaa 5 Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Rosukaa 5 Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rosukaa

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I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
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FAQs

Q. What should I know about high cholesterol?

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 the 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 are harmful fats found in your blood.

Q. Can I take Rosukaa with grapefruit juice?

Yes, Rosukaa can be taken with grapefruit juice. As per the reports, using grapefruit juice with Rosukaa does not change the working of Rosukaa. There have not been any reports of any harmful effects of using them together.

Q. Why should Rosukaa be taken at night?

Rosukaa acts by blocking an enzyme which is important for cholesterol synthesis in our body. The activity of this enzyme is more at night time. Therefore, it is advisable to take Rosukaa in the evening hours after a meal or just before going to bed to have maximum effect. However, Rosukaa being a longer acting statin can be taken at any time of day.

Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Rosukaa?

Rosukaa should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption, and hence lower the levels of Rosukaa in the blood. This can lead to a decrease in the efficacy of Rosukaa to lower blood cholesterol levels. To avoid this effect, there should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the two medicines.

Q. Is Rosukaa a narcotic substance?

No, Rosukaa is not a narcotic substance. It is a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Registered Office: , 'Commerce House - 1', Satya Marg, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad-380 054. Gujarat, India.
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