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Rosumac 20mg Tablet

Rosumac 20mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 238.00
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Rosuvastatin(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Hypolipidemic Drugs

Medical Description

This product contains the generic medicine rosuvastatin that belongs to the statin family of medicines.

Uses of Rosumac 20mg Tab

  • High cholesterol levels
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack

Contraindications of Rosumac 20mg Tab

  • Liver or kidney problems
  • Breast-feeding
  • Allergic to this medicine
  • Addiction to alcohol

Side effects of Rosumac 20mg Tab

  • Common side effects of Rosumac 20mg Tab are headache, stomach ache, dizziness, heartburn, constipation, and nausea
  • The serious side effects of this medicine include myopathy (muscle disease), lethargy and fever. There may be blood in the patient's urine along with muscle pain, which should be promptly reported to the doctor to prevent acute kidney failure. Jaundice is another side effect, and liver function should be constantly monitored
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Precautions and Warnings of Rosumac 20mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rosumac 20mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or if you are planning pregnancy, because it can be harmful to the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
If you are a breastfeeding mother, consult your doctor about the risks involved.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken this medicine?
A:
This medicine does not affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rosumac 20mg Tab?
A:
Avoid consumption of alcohol while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You are taking fusidic acid or have taken it in the past seven days, because it can seriously harm your health.

Mode of Action of Rosumac 20mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Rosumac 20mg Tab inhibits the enzyme that creates high cholesterol. It is used for lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) levels in the blood.

Directions for Use of Rosumac 20mg Tab

Swallow this tablet whole with water, do not break or chew the tablet. Take the dosage of Rosumac 20mg Tab as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Rosumac 20mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

There are reports of this medicine's interactions with amiodarone, diltiazem, verapamil, cyclosporin, warfarin, oral contraceptive pills, itraconazole, ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin and HIV protease inhibitors. It also interacts with fusidic acid and antacids like aluminium hydroxide.
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Interactions with food items

This medicine is known to interact with grapefruit and its juice.

Storage and disposal of Rosumac 20mg Tab

Store this medicine at room temperature, away from moisture and direct heat. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Dispose off the outdated or unused tablets according to the instructions of your doctor or pharmacist.
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Dosage of Rosumac 20mg Tab

Overdose

Consult your doctor or visit the emergency room if you have taken an overdose of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, do not take 2 doses of this medicine within 12 hours of each other.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How soon will Rosumac 20mg Tab work?

A: Results may vary from person to person. Your doctor is the right person to advise you in this regard.

Q: What are the precautions to follow?

A: Avoid eating food with a high fat content and exercise regularly for optimum results.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking my medicine?

A: Keep a daily calendar or set your alarm clock to remind you to take the medicine. You can also use a pill box with the days of the week on it.

Q: Can I stop taking this tablet immediately, if I feel better?

A: Do not stop it on your own. Consult your doctor, he will help in gradual stopping of the medicine.

Q: What precaution should be taken if expired dosage of Rosumac 20mg Tab is taken?

A: Taking a single dose of expired medicine is unlikely to cause any side effect. However, consult your doctor immediately.

Q: What lifestyle changes should be done while taking this medicine?

A: Stop smoking and eat a balanced diet. Avoid alcohol, saturated and trans fats. Do regular physical exercises.

Q: Can this medicine cause weight gain?

A: This medicine does not cause weight gain. Consult your doctor if any such symptom is noticed.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 10:54 AM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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