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Rozustat 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Rozustat 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Rozustat 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Rozustat Tablet

Uses of Rozustat Tablet

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

Rozustat Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rozustat are Headache, Stomach pain, Constipation, Feeling sick, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased glucose level in blood.

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

How Rozustat Tablet works

Rozustat 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 Rozustat Tablet

Expert advice for Rozustat Tablet

  • Rozustat 5 mg Tablet treats high cholesterol by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats). Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Rozustat 5 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhoea, gas or an upset stomach. If any of these happen to you, take it with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, muscle weakness or muscle pain. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of liver problem such as yellowing of skin or eyes, unusually dark urine or stomach pains.
  • Inform your doctor  if you have kidney disease, liver disease or diabetes.  If you are diabetic, monitor your blood sugar level regularly  as Rozustat 5 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Rozustat 5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
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Rozustat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rozustat Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rozustat 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
Rozustat 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
Rozustat 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rozustat 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rozustat 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rozustat 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rozustat 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rozustat 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rozustat 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rozustat Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rozustat
Dear sir, My father is suffering from hypertension and recently recognise diabetes typell He is taking Amlopin At Rozustat 5 Glycomet GP 1 tablets Apart from this he is suffering in elastic pain in left leg,they told daily that this pain is get move in my whole leg,from lower side upto the near pelvic region, So what should i do now ?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Needs to examine the patient. So consult doctor near by . And what about his BP and sugar level. Try to keep sugar level in normal limits. It may due to diabetic neuropathy. But without examine we can't conform.
Hba1c 6.8%. No metformin for last 2 years. Was previously on metformin 500mg twice daily for a year. Currently on amlong 5 & rozustat 10. Also Vit D supplement. Regular walk and proper diet is being followed. Do we need to add any medicine?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
At present no need. Take more precautions to your diet and do exercise regularly. Try to keep sugar level in normal limits.
I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
high cholesterol as per the lipid profile report
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and repeat after 3 months
Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
hello i am worried about my high Cholesterol. plz recommend me medicine.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
If you are non diabetic, non hypertensive, non smoker, then you can try life style changes like low fat, low calorie diet abs regular exercise for 1 month. Else you can take risuvastatin or Atorvastatin.

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Frequently asked questions about Rozustat 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 Rozustat with grapefruit juice?
Yes, Rozustat 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 Rozustat with clopidogrel?
Rozustat can be taken along with clopidogrel. Rozustat does not interfere with the antiplatelet action of clopidogrel. However, a high dose of clopidogrel can increase the Rozustat blood concentration by 2-fold causing more chances of the side effects, so a dose adjustment for Rozustat may be needed.
Q. Why should Rozustat be taken at night?
Rozustat 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 Rozustat in the evening hours after a meal or just before going to bed to have maximum effect. However, Rozustat being a longer acting statin can be taken at any time of day.
Q. Can I take Rozustat with pantoprazole?
Yes, Rozustat 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 Rozustat with gemfibrozil?
Concomitant use of Rozustat with gemfibrozil should be avoided. Gemfibrozil can increase the blood levels of Rozustat 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 Rozustat with ezetimibe?
Rozustat, when used with ezetimibe, helps in a better decrease in LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to Rozustat 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 Rozustat, so a dose adjustment may be needed when they are used together.
Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Rozustat?
Rozustat should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption and hence lowers the blood levels of Rozustat. This can lead to a decrease in efficacy of Rozustat 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 Rozustat a narcotic substance?
No, Rozustat 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 Rozustat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rozustat with Imatinib mesylate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imatinib mesylate: Imashil
Rozustat with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra
Rozustat with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Rozustat with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Rozustat with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep
Rozustat with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact
Rozustat with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus
Rozustat with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell
Rozustat with Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amlodipine: Amom
Rozustat with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
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