What is Rosuvastatin?
Rosuvastatin Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol, Heart Attack, Diabetes, High Lipid Levels and other conditions.
Rosuvastatin Tablet contains Rosuvastatin as an active ingredient.
Rosuvastatin Tablet works by reducing the formation of cholesterol.
Detailed information related to Rosuvastatin Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Rosuvastatin Tablet Uses
Rosuvastatin Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Attack
- High Lipid Levels
Rosuvastatin Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Rosuvastatin Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
- Reducing the formation of cholesterol.
Rosuvastatin Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Rosuvastatin Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Rosuvastatin Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Rosuvastatin Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Abdominal Pain
- Muscle Pain
- Feeling Sick
- Stomach Pain
Rosuvastatin Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult the doctor if you are suffering from electrolyte disorders or uncontrolled seizures
- Consult your doctor if you develop sudden muscle pain, fever or weakness
- Consult your doctor if you notice dark urine or yellowing of eyes or skin
- Do not take antacids for at least 2 hours before and after taking this drug
- Take precaution if you have major surgery or trauma
- Take your doctor's advice if you have sepsis or hypotension