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Rosmifen Tablet

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Rosmifen Tablet Description

Rosmifen Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of increased levels of cholesterol. It contains a combination of rosuvastatin and fenofibrate as its active ingredient. This medicine w...
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ContainsFenofibrates(160.0 Mg),Rosuvastatin(10.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, headache, constipation, headache, gases, muscle pain, stomach pain
ClassificationHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Rosmifen Tablet

For the treatment of high cholesterol (combined hyperlipidaemia) in patients who have normal kidney and liver function. Combined hyperlipidaemia is a common medical condition of increased blood chole...
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Contraindications of Rosmifen Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Rosuvastatin and/or Fenofibrate.
  • If you are suffering from severe liver disease, increased liver enzymes.
  • If you are suffering from severe kidney diseases.
  • If you have repeated or unexplained muscle aches or pains.
  • If you take a drug called ciclosporin (used after organ transplants).
  • If you have gall bladder disease.
  • If you have an inflammation of the pancreas.

Side effects of Rosmifen Tablet

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Gas
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Rosmifen Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rosmifen Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Rosmifen Tablet should not be used during pregnancy. Women of child bearing potential should use appropriate contraceptive measures.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rosmifen Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Rosmifen Tablet should not be used during breastfeeding as it is not known if components of this medicine pass in breast milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rosmifen Tablet?
A:
Dizziness may occur during the treatment with Rosmifen, avoid driving if affected.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rosmifen Tablet?
A:
It is not recommended to drink alcohol while you are taking Rosmifen Tablet. Consult your doctor if you drink alcohol regularly or have any existing liver disease.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding or are planning to get pregnant.
  • You are suffering from kidney or liver disorders or are above 70 years of age.
  • You are suffering from diabetes mellitus, as this medicine may increase blood sugar levels.
  • You are suffering from or have ever suffered from gall bladder stones (cholelithiasis) or any gall bladder disease (as this medicine increases the risk of the formation of gall bladder stones).
  • You have or ever had or are experiencing unexplained muscle aches or pains and/or have a family history of muscle disorder.
  • You have a thyroid disorder or lung related disorder.
  • You consume large amount of alcohol or drink too often.
  • It is recommended that you have your liver functioning tests and kidney functioning test done at regular intervals.

Mode of Action of Rosmifen Tablet

How Does It Work?

Rosuvastatin 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 a...
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Directions for Use of Rosmifen Tablet

  • Take Rosmifen Tablet as directed by your doctor with meals
  • Swallow this Tablet as a whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Rosmifen Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Using Rosmifen Tablet increases the risk of bleeding when used along with blood thinners like warfarin.
  • Concomitant use of Rosmifen Tablet along with medicines that reduce the activity of the immune system (ciclosporin) may lead to kidney damage.
  • When Rosmifen Tablet is taken along with medicines used to lower cholesterol (statins, gemfibrozil, fenofibrate, etc.) there is an increased chance of the development of muscle disorder.
  • Oestrogen containing oral contraceptives may interfere with the working fenofibrate, the active ingredient in the Rosmifen Tablet, hence the use of oral contraceptives should be done with caution alon...
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  • Concomitant use of medicines used to treat bacterial infections (fusidic acid) should be avoided as there is an increased risk of the development of muscle disorders.
  • When medicines used to neutralise stomach acid (antacids) are taken along with Rosmifen Tablet they tend to decrease the concentration of rosuvastatin (the active ingredient in the Rosmifen Tablet) in...
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  • Antiviral medicines like ritonavir are said to delay the elimination of rosuvastatin from the system, increasing its exposure to the system, concomitant use should be done carefully.

Dosage of Rosmifen Tablet

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Rosmifen then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What does Rosmifen Tablet contains?

A: Rosmifen Tablet contains rosuvastatin and fenofibrate as an active ingredient. It is a cholesterol lowering medicine used for the treatment of hyperlipidemia.

Q: Is Rosmifen a blood thinner?

A: No, Rosmifen is not a blood thinner. It is a lipid-lowering medicine that is used for the treatment of increased levels of cholesterol.

Q: How do you take Rosmifen?

A: Take Rosmifen Tablet as directed by your doctor with meals or after meals. It is advised to take it at the same time every day for maximum benefits.

Q: What are the side effects of Rosmifen?

A: Nausea, vomiting, headache, constipation, headache etc. are a few side effects of Rosmifen. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own.
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Expires on or After
03/10/2022
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:11 PM (IST)

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