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Rosuvas F 5 Tablet

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Introduction

Rosuvas F 5 Tablet is a combination of two lipid (fat) lowering medicines. It is used to lower the levels of lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when lifestyle changes (eg. low-fat diet) on their own have failed. This medicine helps to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Rosuvas F 5 Tablet can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day but try to take it at the same time each day. This will help you remember to take it. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depending on your lipid levels and how you respond to this medicine. Most people with high cholesterol and triglyceride do not feel ill, but stopping your medicine may increase your lipid levels, making your condition worse and increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.

It is important to have your cholesterol and triglyceride levels (lipid profile) checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy low-fat diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.

Nausea, stomach pain, constipation, headache, flatulence (excessive gas), and muscle pain are some of the common side effects of this medicine. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you notice any yellowing of your eyes, unusual bleeding or bruising or get repeated, severe, or unexplained muscle pains. You may be advised to get your liver function tested periodically while taking this medicine.

This medicine should not be used in conditions such as liver disease (eg. abnormal blood tests for liver function, persistent yellowness of eyes, etc.). Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney-related problems or if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while taking this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels.

Uses of Rosuvas F Tablet

Benefits of Rosuvas F Tablet

In High cholesterol

Rosuvas F 5 Tablet Tablet is a combination of two medicines that work by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer.
Take Rosuvas F 5 Tablet 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.

In Prevention of Heart attack

High levels of cholesterol can cause your blood vessels to narrow (atherosclerosis) and put you at risk of having a stroke or heart disease. By lowering the amount of this fat, Rosuvas F 5 Tablet reduces the chances of this happening and helps you remain healthier for longer. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well.

Side effects of Rosuvas F 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 F

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness

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

How Rosuvas F Tablet works

Rosuvas F 5 Tablet is a combination of two lipid-lowering medicines: Fenofibrate and Rosuvastatin. Fenofibrate works by lowering the levels of triglycerides in your blood, while Rosuvastatin prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL). Both raise the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rosuvas F 5 Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Rosuvas F 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rosuvas F 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 F 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rosuvas F 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rosuvas F 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Rosuvas F 5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better control over high cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • It decreases the risk of heart diseases 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Do not discontinue Rosuvas F 5 Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

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Patient Concerns

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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
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
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet cause liver damage?

Rosuvas F 5 Tablet contains Rosuvastatin and Fenofibrate. A very rare (1 in 10000 patient) side effect of this medicine is liver damage. Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can the use of Rosuvas F 5 Tablet cause muscle pain?

Yes, Rosuvas F 5 Tablet may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.

Q. What lifestyle changes should I adopt while taking Rosuvas F 5 Tablet?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Rosuvas F 5 Tablet. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rosuvas F 5 Tablet?

Rosuvas F 5 Tablet can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Rosuvas F 5 Tablet before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

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