Rosuvas 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Rosuvas 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Rosuvas 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Rosuvas 10 MG Description

Rosuvas 10 tablet is used to lower the cholesterol level in the body. It contains Rosuvastatin as the active ingredient. Rosuvas 10 is a lipid-lowering medicine. It is as Statin and belongs to class H...
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ContainsRosuvastatin(10.0 Mg)
UsesLowering cholesterol level
Side effectsHeadache, low blood sugar (dizziness, sweating, confusion), constipation, nausea
ClassificationHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Rosuvas 10 MG

Rosuvas 10 Tablet is used to lower cholesterol, triglyceride levels (like fat in the blood), reduce the risk of heart disease like heart attack and prevent stroke.

Contraindications of Rosuvas 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to Rosuvastatin, or other ingredients of Rosuvas 10 Tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney or liver disease.
  • If you have a family history of muscle disorder.
  • If you are on other cholesterol-lowering medicines.
  • If you are on immunosuppressant medicine like cyclosporine used to treat arthritis.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Rosuvas 10 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach ache
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Rosuvas 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rosuvas 10 during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid Rosuvas 10 tablet during pregnancy, as this is a lipid-lowering medicine that can harm the foetus. For a woman of childbearing age, you must discuss with the physician the importance of birth control methods and potential hazards to the unborn baby. If you are pregnant or might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment and seek a safer alternative.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rosuvas 10 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding, as there is limited information available on the use of Rosuvas 10 Tablet during breastfeeding. Avoid taking unless it is prescribed after considering it to be essential and safe by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Rosuvas 10 Tablet?
A:
There is little or no information available on the ability to drive or use machines. If you observe or experience side effects, it is advised not to drive or use machines. Contact the doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Rosuvas 10 medicine?
A:
Alcohol intake must be reduced while on the medicine as it leads to liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You must not consume alcohol if you have high cholesterol levels, as alcohol further breaks down in the body and forms bad cholesterol. Thus avoid consuming alcohol.
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You experience muscle problems after taking other lipid-lowering medicines.
  • Taking medicines for bacterial infection like fusidic acid may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You have respiratory failure.
  • You have diabetes, thyroid problems.
  • You are addicted to alcohol.
  • You have a muscle disorder.
  • You experience symptoms after taking the medicine.

Mode of Action of Rosuvas 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is created by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Rosuvastatin inhibits the enzyme, thus lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. It increases good cholesterol known as high-density lipoprotein (H...
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Directions for Use of Rosuvas 10 MG

Take Rosuvas 10 Tablet as advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the tablet. Take it with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time at bedtime or ...
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Interactions of Rosuvas 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines affect the way Rosuvas 10mg tablet works or Rosuvas 10mg tablet itself affects the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • If you are taking similar medicines to treat the medical condition or other medicines like antibiotics and antifungals like ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, medicines used to treat HIV, ora...
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  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.

Interactions with food items

Avoid consuming grapefruit or foods that contain grapefruit extracts.

Storage and disposal of Rosuvas 10 MG

  • Store Rosuvas 10 Tablet at or below 25°C.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Protect it from moisture and direct sunlight.
  • Avoid using expired medicine or that you no longer need.

Dosage of Rosuvas 10 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much dose of Rosuvas 10 Tablet than that prescribed, inform the doctor or visit 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 the next dose then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How soon will the Rosuvas 10 Tablet work?

A: The results are seen within two to four weeks; it varies from individual to individual. The doctor might choose to adjust the doses to reach the cholesterol goal.

Q: Is Rosuvas 10 Tablet also a blood-thinner?

A: No, Rosuvas 10 lowers the production of bad cholesterol in the body.

Q: For how long should I take Rosuvas 10? Is it safe for long-term consumption?

A: One might have to take the medication for life-long. Do not stop without asking the doctor because it may lead to an increase in cholesterol levels again. It is safe if you take it as prescribed by the doctor as the medicine has a few side effects.

Q: When should I take Rosuvas Tablet?

A: You must take the medicine at bedtime or before bed and at a fixed time to get optimum benefits.

Q: What is the composition of Rosuvas 10 Tablet?

A: Rosuvas 10 Tablet contains rosuvastatin as the main ingredient.

Q: How soon can I expect the results of the Rosuvas 10 Tablet?

A: The results of this medication may be seen in 2 to 4 weeks from the time of starting the course of this medicine. However, it may vary between individuals.

Q: What are the side effects of Rosuvas 10?

A: Feeling sick, headaches, stomach pain, feeling weak or dizzy, constipation are a few common side effects of Rosuvas 10. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own.

Q: Can I take Rosuvas in the morning?

A: You can take Rosuvas at any time (during day or night) as long as you stick to the same time every day. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness.

Q: How does Rosuvas work?

A: Cholesterol is created by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Rosuvastatin inhibits the enzyme, thus lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. It increases good cholesterol known as high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels.

Q: Is Rosuvas 10 tablet good for cholesterol?

A: Yes, Rosuvas tablet is used to lower the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and improve the levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It lowers the raised cholesterol.
Product Details
Brand
ROSUVAS
Expires on or After
30/08/2024
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:15 PM (IST)

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