Rozuxia 5 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Rozuxia Tablet

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

Rozuxia Tablet side effects

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

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

How Rozuxia Tablet works

Rozuxia 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).

Rozuxia Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Rozuxia Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Rozuxia 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, Rozuxia 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 Rozuxia 5 mg Tablet may cause an increase in your blood sugar level.
  • Do not take Rozuxia 5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rozuxia

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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.
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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 Rozuxia with grapefruit juice?

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

Q. Why should Rozuxia be taken at night?

Rozuxia acts by blocking an enzyme which is important for cholesterol synthesis in our body. The activity of this enzyme is more at night time. Therefore, it is advisable to take Rozuxia in the evening hours after a meal or just before going to bed to have maximum effect. However, Rozuxia being a longer acting statin can be taken at any time of day.

Q. Can I take calcium supplements with Rozuxia?

Rozuxia should not be taken with calcium supplements as calcium can decrease its absorption, and hence lower the levels of Rozuxia in the blood. This can lead to a decrease in the efficacy of Rozuxia 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 Rozuxia a narcotic substance?

No, Rozuxia is not a narcotic substance. It is a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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