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ROSUVAS EZ 10 MG/10 MG TABLET

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Composition for ROSUVAS EZ

Rosuvastatin(10 mg),Ezetimibe(10 mg)

food interaction for ROSUVAS EZ

alcohol interaction for ROSUVAS EZ

pregnancy interaction for ROSUVAS EZ

lactation interaction for ROSUVAS EZ

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Avoid Rosuvas ez 10 mg/10 mg tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
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Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
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Rosuvas ez 10 mg/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.
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Rosuvas ez 10 mg/10 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for ROSUVAS EZ

Rosuvastatin(10 mg)

Uses

Rosuvastatin 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

Rosuvastatin blocks an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers the level of cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Memory loss, Joint pain, Confusion, Constipation, Depression, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Stomach pain
Ezetimibe(10 mg)

Uses

Ezetimibe is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood.

How it works

Ezetimibe reduces the cholesterol absorption from the intestine and lowers the amount of cholesterol in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Neck pain, Pain in extremity, Bleeding time prolongation, Protein in urine, Rash, Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Joint pain, Back pain, Chest pain, Decrease in body weight, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Heartburn, Increased uric acid level in blood, Increased creatine kinase level in blood, Indigestion, Itching, Limb swelling, Muscle pain, Sleep disorder, Tenderness, Tingling sensation, Urticaria, Vomiting, Muscle cramp

Common Dosage for ROSUVAS EZ 10 MG/10 MG TABLET

Patients taking ROSUVAS EZ 10 MG/10 MG TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ROSUVAS EZ

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Expert advice for ROSUVAS EZ

  • 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 ROSUVAS EZ

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

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

Ezetimibe

Q.Is ezetimibe a bile acid sequestrent /statin?
Ezetimibe belongs to a class of medication called as cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It is not a bile acid sequestrent or statin

Q.Is ezetimibe a generic drug / same as Ezetrol/Zetia?
Yes, ezetimibe is a generic name and Ezetrol/Zetia is the brand name of ezetimibe

Q.Is ezetimibe safe?
Ezetimibe is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.How does ezetimibe reduce cholesterol in the body?
Ezetimibe prevents the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine into the blood

Q.Does ezetimibe cause weight gain, muscle pain, cancer, lowers triglyceride, increase HDL?
Ezetimibe lowers triglyceride, increases the level of HDL in blood and has been found to reduce weight and cause muscle pain; however, cancer has not been reported.

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 March, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)