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Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Rozuvaris Tablet

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

Rozuvaris Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood

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

How Rozuvaris Tablet works

Rozuvaris 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).

Rozuvaris Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet. Taking alcohol with Rosuvastatin increases the chances of liver dysfunction.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rozuvaris 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
Rozuvaris 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
Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rozuvaris Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Rozuvaris 5 mg 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 also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • In general, Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet is safe. It may cause diarrhea, 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 the 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 Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Rozuvaris 5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rozuvaris with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
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Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
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Brand(s): Arthrox
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Brand(s): Imashil
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Brand(s): Benzol
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Brand(s): Samwell
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Brand(s): Clarimac
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rozuvaris

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High cholesterol;sugar;heavy weight
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mgayush.com/otc/himalaya-abana-tablet-otc1202731-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatment
Cholesterol levels is high . How to maintain?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Avoid oily food, do physical exercise, take sudh guggul 2 tablet twive
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FAQs

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 the 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 are harmful fats found in your blood.

Q. Can I take Rozuvaris with grapefruit juice?

Yes, Rozuvaris can be taken with grapefruit juice. As per the reports, using grapefruit juice with Rozuvaris does not change the working of Rozuvaris. There have not been any reports of any harmful effects of using them together.

Q. Why should Rozuvaris be taken at night?

Rozuvaris acts by blocking an enzyme which is important for producing cholesterol in our body. This enzyme is more active at night. Therefore, it is usually advisable by the doctor to take Rozuvaris at night.

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