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Crevast 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Crevast 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Crevast 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Therapeutic classification:

Hypolipidemic Drugs
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Medical Description

Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S is used for lowering the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in the body. It contains rosuvastatin, which is a hypolipidemic that belongs to the family of statins.

Uses of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

The uses of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S include treating patients with high levels of cholesterol, high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases, preventing stroke, reducing risk of heart attack in high-risk patients
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Contraindications of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

  • Breast-feeding women
  • Alcohol addicts
  • Treatment with cyclosporine
  • Allergy to the medicine or any other statin
  • Abnormal liver tests
  • Liver or kidney disorder

Side effects of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

  • The common side effects of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S include headache, stomach pain, dizziness, heartburn, constipation and nausea
  • The serious side effects of the medicine include muscle ache, lethargy, fever, blood in the urine along with muscle pain, jaundice, abnormal liver enzymes and abnormal muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis)
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Precautions and Warnings of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be taken during pregnancy or while planning to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine is unsafe while breastfeeding and should be avoided.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
Yes. This medicine is not known to affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Excessive alcohol consumption while undergoing treatment with the medicine can cause liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have alcohol addiction, kidney or liver disorder, or muscle ache or other issues caused by other lipid-lowering medications.

Mode of Action of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

How Does It Work?

The medicine lowers the levels of LDL in the body by inhibiting HMG - CoA reductase, which is responsible for forming cholesterol in the body.

Directions for Use of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

The dosage of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S should be taken as instructed. The tablet has to be swallowed with water, preferably at the same time everyday.

Interactions of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amiodarone, diltiazem or verapamil
  • Other cholesterol-lowering medications (myopathy risk is increased)
  • The medicine should not be consumed with fusidic acid (or within seven days of stopping it) as it can cause rhabdomyolysis
  • Cyclosporine, warfarin, oral contraceptive pills, itraconazole, ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin and HIV protease inhibitors reduce statin levels
  • Antacids (should not be consumed within 2 h of taking statin)

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice is not recommended when undergoing treatment with the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S should be stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from heat and moisture.

Dosage of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S

Overdose

Overdose can lead to an increase in severe side effects. In case of an overdose, please report to the emergency department immediately.

Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose of Crevast 10mg Tab 10'S, it should be taken as soon as remember it. However, a minimum gap of 12 hours should be maintained between two doses of the medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for the medicine?

A: This medicine should be stored in a cool and dry place. You should keep the medicine away from excessive heat, moisture, children and pets. You should not use after expiry date or when not needed.

Q: When and how should I take the medicine?

A: The tablet should be taken with water, preferably at the same time. You should not crush or chew the tablet as it may be taken with or without food. You should regularly check cholesterol levels to decide the treatment course.

Q: How long does the medicine take to show a substantial effect?

A: This medicine takes 2-4 weeks to show significant reduction in LDL levels in the body. The results vary for every individual, and the physician may alter the doses to suit the individual goals of cholesterol in the body.

Q: What are the precautions to be taken while using the medicine?

  • Avoid food with high fat content
  • Exercise regularly

Q: What are the things I should discuss with the doctor prior to treatment with the medicine?

  • The doctor should be informed about treatment with fusidic acid because its combination with the medicine can lead to severe side effects
  • Information on family history of muscle aches or muscular problems with other cholesterol lowering medications should be provided
  • Women should inform about pregnancy or irregular use of contraception
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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