Rosumac 20mg Tablet

Rosumac 20mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
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Rosumac 20 MG Description

Rosumac Tablet is a medicine 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 alo...
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ContainsRosuvastatin(20.0 Mg)
ClassificationHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Rosumac 20 MG

  • 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 of Rosumac 20 MG

  • 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 breastfeeding

Side effects of Rosumac 20 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Rosumac 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rosumac Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rosumac Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited data available on safety of this medicine in lactating women and it is not know if component of this medicine pass in breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended while on treatment with this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rosumac 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

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have 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 history of muscle related problems.
  • You have recently or in 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.

Mode of Action of Rosumac 20 MG

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by interfaring 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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Directions for Use of Rosumac 20 MG

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

Interactions of Rosumac 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Rosumac works or Rosumac itself can alter the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • In particular if you are taking blood thinner, medicines used to suppress immune function, any hormone replacement therapy, oral contraceptives, other medicines used to lower blood cholesterol and ant...
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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.

Storage and disposal of Rosumac 20 MG

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

Dosage of Rosumac 20 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What does Rosumac Tablet contains?

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

Q: What is Rosumac {[df}} 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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Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 04:24 PM (IST)

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