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    Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid

    Information about Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid

    Rosuvastatin + aspirin/acetylsalicylic acid uses

    Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid is used to prevent heart attack and stroke.

    How rosuvastatin + aspirin/acetylsalicylic acid works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Rosuvastatin and Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Rosuvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

    Common side effects of rosuvastatin + aspirin/acetylsalicylic acid

    Increased bleeding tendency, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Headache, Constipation, Muscle pain, Weakness, Dizziness, Indigestion
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    Dr. Anuj Saini
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    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
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    Expert advice for Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid

    • You have been prescribed Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
    • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
    • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
    • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
    • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

    Frequently asked questions for Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid

    Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid

    Q. Can the Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid cause muscle pain?

    Yes, Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid 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. Will I need to stop Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid before surgery or dental procedure?

    Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid. You should not stop taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid on your own.

    Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid?

    Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having 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. Which painkiller is safe while taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid?

    Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

    Q. Can the use of Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid increase the risk of bleeding?

    Yes, Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

    Q. How to manage indigestion associated with Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid?

    Take Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if the indigestion problem persists.

    Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid?

    Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid can interact with several medicines and can cause serious life-threatening problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

    Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rosuvastatin+Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid?

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 24 September, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)