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ROVASTAT 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ROVASTAT

Rosuvastatin(5 mg)

food interaction for ROVASTAT

alcohol interaction for ROVASTAT

pregnancy interaction for ROVASTAT

lactation interaction for ROVASTAT

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rovastat 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Rovastat 5 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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Rovastat 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.
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Rovastat 5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR ROVASTAT

Rosuvastatin(5 mg)

Uses

Rovastat 5 mg tablet 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

Rovastat 5 mg tablet 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

Joint pain, Headache, Back pain, Muscle pain, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Liver enzyme increased, Increased creatine kinase level in blood, Diarrhoea, Nose bleed, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood

SUBSTITUTES FOR ROVASTAT

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    Rs. 7.87/tablet
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  • ROZAVEL 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
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    Rs. 7.60/tablet
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    USV Ltd
    Rs. 4.70/tablet
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    Rs. 47
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    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.24/tablet
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    Rs. 72.40
    pay 190% more per tablet
  • ROZUCOR 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.75/tablet
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    Rs. 77.50
    pay 210% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR ROVASTAT

  • 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 ROVASTAT

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)