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Rosuvas D 5 Tablet

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Product introduction

Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is used to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination of two medicines that reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels in the body. It may also reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke.

Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is used to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination of two medicines that reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels in the body. It may also reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine to work better. It may cause diarrhea as a side effect, so it is better to have this medicine with food. It may change liver function and blood sugar levels so monitor them properly. This medicine may also cause reduction in calcium levels, so have regular blood tests to monitor the level of calcium. Dizziness, stomach pain, muscle pain, and constipation are some other side effects associated with this medicine.

Uses of Rosuvas D Tablet

Benefits of Rosuvas D Tablet

In High cholesterol

Rosuvas D 5 Tablet effectively reduces the high cholesterol levels in your body and prevents the absorption of excess of cholesterol from the food that you eat. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer. It also contains Vitamin D3 supplements, that help relieve any muscle pain that may be caused due to the cholesterol lowering medicine. Additionally, they also improve heart health. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.

Side effects of Rosuvas D Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Rosuvas D

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Rosuvas D 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. Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Rosuvas D Tablet works

Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Rosuvastatin and Vitamin D3 which treat high cholesterol. Rosuvastatin 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). Vitamin D3 is added to relieve the muscular pain caused by Rosuvastatin.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rosuvas D 5 Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Rosuvas D 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rosuvas D 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rosuvas D 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Rosuvas D Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Rosuvas D 5 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Rosuvas D 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 decreases the risk of heart diseases and helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
  • It should be taken in the evening after dinner and before sleeping.
  • In general, Rosuvas D 5 Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • It may cause the amount of calcium in your blood to fall. Take calcium rich food in your diet and have regular blood tests to monitor the level of calcium in your blood.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience yellow eyes or skin or dark urine after starting the medication.

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Habit Forming
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Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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Diabetic from 8 years in control now total cholesterol 216 LDL 138 triglyceride 289 VLDL 57.72 Non-HDL172.49 and Alkaline phosphate 113.92 GGT 106.56 SGOT 41.1 SGPT 71.2 Advised tab. Rosuvas 5mg od and tab. Glyciphase 500mg does tab. Rosuvas 5mg will not effect liver. Your advise please.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Rosuvas will not effect liver.It is for regulating cholesterol
Total cholesterol and Triglycerides are very high. How to control that and pls prescribe me some medicine
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U also hv diabetes Requires proper diet chart education and follow up Get in touch with a MD physician personally Add tab rosuvas F at night
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References

  1. Rosuvastatin calcium. Carolina, Puerto Rico: IPR Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2003. [Accecssed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Vitamin D3. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Rosuvastatin. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Vitamin D3. Huddersfield: Internis Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 28 Oct. 2011 [revised 9 Jan. 2018]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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