Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

Information about Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel Uses

Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel is used for heart attack prevention and high cholesterol.

How Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel works

Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel is a combination of two medicines: Rosuvastatin and Clopidogrel, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Rosuvastatin is a lipid lowering medication that blocks the body’s ability to produce “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and improves the level of "good" cholesterol (HDL).Clopidogrel is an antiplatelet medication. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects of Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

Indigestion, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Constipation, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Increased glucose level in blood, Increased liver enzymes
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Available Medicine for Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

Rosufit CVAjanta Pharma Ltd
204 to ₹3915 variant(s)
Rosuvas CVSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
140 to ₹2352 variant(s)
RozaletSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
140 to ₹2352 variant(s)
Novastat CVLupin Ltd
330 to ₹3452 variant(s)
Zyrova CZydus Cadila
159 to ₹2642 variant(s)
Rosumac CVMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
188 to ₹2272 variant(s)
Razel-CVGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
138 to ₹1982 variant(s)
Rosave-CAlembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
192 to ₹2193 variant(s)
Jupiros CVAlkem Laboratories Ltd
1461 variant(s)
Rosvin-CVMedley Pharmaceuticals
110 to ₹1802 variant(s)

Expert advice for Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

  • You have been prescribed Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel to lower your risk of heart attacks and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • 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 pain or weakness, particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel before undergoing any surgical procedure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel

Q. Can Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel cause muscle pain?

Yes, Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel can cause muscle pain by injuring muscles. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you experience muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of any muscle injury caused due to Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel.

Q. Will I need to stop Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel before surgery or dental procedure?

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

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having a 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+Clopidogrel?

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

Q. Can the use of Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel 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. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel?

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

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rosuvastatin+Clopidogrel?

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.

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