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Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet

Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
76.6
₹7.66/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rosukaa Tablet

Uses of Rosukaa Tablet

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

Rosukaa Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rosukaa are 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 mg 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 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 Rosukaa Tablet

Expert advice for Rosukaa Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Rosukaa 5 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, Rosukaa 5 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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Rosukaa Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rosukaa Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rosukaa 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 mg 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 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosukaa 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rosukaa Tablet?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Rosukaa Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rosuvastatin

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 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.
Q. Can I take Rosukaa with grapefruit juice?
Yes, Rosukaa 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 Rosukaa with clopidogrel?
Rosukaa can be taken along with clopidogrel. Rosukaa does not interfere with the antiplatelet action of clopidogrel. However, a high dose of clopidogrel can increase the Rosukaa blood concentration by 2-fold causing more chances of the side effects, so a dose adjustment for Rosukaa may be needed.
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, so, 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 Rosukaa with pantoprazole?
Yes, Rosukaa 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 Rosukaa with gemfibrozil?
Concomitant use of Rosukaa with gemfibrozil should be avoided. Gemfibrozil can increase the blood levels of Rosukaa 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 Rosukaa with ezetimibe?
Rosukaa, when used with ezetimibe, helps in a better decrease in LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to Rosukaa 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 Rosukaa, so a dose adjustment may be needed when they are used together.
Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Rosukaa?
Rosukaa should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption and hence lowers the blood levels of Rosukaa. This can lead to a decrease in 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's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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