Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid is a combination of two medicines: Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid1 and Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid2, which prevents heart attack and stroke. Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid1 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). Rosuvastatin + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid2 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.
Yes, Rosycap-ASP 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 Rosycap-ASP before surgery or dental procedure?
Rosycap-ASP may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Rosycap-ASP. You should not stop taking Rosycap-ASP on your own.
Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Rosycap-ASP?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Rosycap-ASP. 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 Rosycap-ASP?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Rosycap-ASP for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Rosycap-ASP, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Rosycap-ASP increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Rosycap-ASP 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 Rosycap-ASP?
Take Rosycap-ASP with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if the indigestion problem persists.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rosycap-ASP?
Rosycap-ASP can interact with several medicines and can cause serious life-threatening problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Rosycap-ASP before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rosycap-ASP?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.