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Bestor 5mg Tablet

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By BIOCON LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Rosuvastatin(5.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Bestor Tablet is a cholesterol-lowering medicine. It contains rosuvastatin as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of high cholesterol or to correct abnormal cholesterol along with diet...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Bestor 5mg Tablet

  • It is used in the treatment of high cholesterol levels and to correct abnormal cholesterol.
  • To slow down the progression of atherosclerosis, a condition of narrowing of blood vessels due to fat build-up.
  • It is also known to reduce the risk of heart-related conditions such as stroke and heart attack.
contraindications

Contraindications of Bestor 5mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to rosuvastatin or any ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have any liver-related conditions.
  • If you are pregnant, may be pregnant or are breastfeeding
sideEffects

Side effects of Bestor 5mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Feeling sick
  • Stomach pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Feeling weak
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Bestor 5mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Bestor Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of this medicine is not established in pregnancy. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or if you are planning pregnancy. Women of childbearing age should use effective contraceptive methods while using this medicine. If pregnancy is detected while on treatment with this medicine seek immediate medical advice.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Bestor Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited data available on the safety of this medicine in lactating women and it is not known if the component of this medicine passes in the breastmilk. Breastfeeding is not recommended while on treatment with this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Bestor Tablet?
A:
This medicine does not influence your ability to drive. However, as this medicine is known to cause dizziness caution is advised while driving if affected.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Bestor Tablet?
A:
Caution is advised if you consume alcohol in excess and/or have existing liver disease or a history of liver disease.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a medical condition like diabetes, liver or kidney disease, thyroid problems, respiratory problems, muscle-related problems.
  • You have a history of stroke with bleeding inside the brain.
  • You have repeated muscle pains or a history of muscle-related problems.
  • You have recently or in the last 7 days, taken medicine for bacterial infection like fusidic acid, as this may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You consume alcohol frequently or in excess.
  • You are elderly, above 70 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Bestor 5mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by interfering with the process of cholesterol synthesis. Cholesterol is made by an enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, rosuvastatin inhibits this enzyme, thus lowers cholesterol levels. It ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Bestor 5mg Tablet

Bestor Tablet is to be taken orally with or without food, or as directed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Bestor 5mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Bestor works or Bestor itself can alter the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • In particular, if you are taking a blood thinner, medicines used to suppress immune function, any hormone replacement therapy, oral contraceptives, other medicines used to lower blood cholesterol and ...
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  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Bestor 5mg Tablet

  • Store it below 30°C in the original package to protect from sunlight and moisture
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Bestor 5mg Tablet

Overdose

In an event of an overdose, seek immediate medical advice or reach out to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Don't take...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What does Bestor Tablet contain?

A: Bestor Tablet contains rosuvastatin as an active ingredient. It is a cholesterol lowering medicine from class statins.

Q: What is Bestor Tablet used for?

A: It is used for lowering elevated cholesterol levels and for correcting abnormal blood cholesterol levels. It is also used to reduce the risk of heart-related complications associated with increased cholesterol such as stroke and heart attack.

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ContainsRosuvastatin(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsNausea, dizziness constipation, headache
Last Updated on: 10 Aug 2021 | 12:46 PM (IST)
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