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Rosuvas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Rosuvas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Rosuvas 20 MG Description

Rosuvas 20 tablet is a lipid-lowering medication. It contains rosuvastatin as its active ingredient. Rosuvas 20 tablet acts by inhibiting the enzyme involved in the formation of cholesterol in your body. Thus, it decreases the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases good cholesterol levels (HDL).

You should preferably take this medicine at bedtime since cholesterol production or build-up takes place majorly at night when the body is in the resting phase. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

It is important that you have a cholesterol-lowering diet while taking Rosuvas 20 tablets for adequate control of your blood cholesterol levels.


Product Summary

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ContainsRosuvastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol levels
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, constipation, nausea
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Uses of Rosuvas 20 MG

  • Rosuvas 20 tablet is used for the treatment of high levels of cholesterol and triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood).
  • It is also used to reduce the risk of heart disease such as heart attack and prevent stroke.

Contraindications of Rosuvas 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to rosuvastatin or any other ingredient of Rosuvas 20 tablet.
  • If you have kidney or liver disease.
  • If you or your family has a history of muscle disorder.
  • If you are on any other cholesterol-lowering medicine.
  • If you are taking immunosuppressant medicine such as cyclosporine used to treat arthritis.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Rosuvas 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach ache
  • Constipation
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Rosuvas 20 MG



Can I take Rosuvas 20 tablet during pregnancy?
Rosuvas 20 tablet should not be used in pregnancy. If you are a woman of childbearing age, you should use effective birth control methods. If you think you are pregnant or might be pregnant, talk to your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Rosuvas 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as there is limited information available on the use of Rosuvas 20 tablet during breastfeeding. Do not take this medicine unless prescribed after considering it to be essential and safe by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Rosuvas 20 tablet?
There is limited information available on the effect of Rosuvas 20 tablet on the ability to drive or use machines. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Rosuvas 20 tablet?
  • Alcohol should be avoided while on this medicine as it can lead to liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You experienced any muscle problems after taking other lipid-lowering medicines.
  • You are taking medicine for treating bacterial infections like fusidic acid.
  • You have respiratory failure.
  • You have diabetes or thyroid problems.
  • You are addicted to alcohol.
  • You have any muscle disorder.
  • You experience any other symptoms after taking this medicine.

Directions for Use of Rosuvas 20 MG

  • Take Rosuvas 20 tablet in the dosage and duration as advised by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole.
  • Do not chew, crush or break it.
  • It may be taken with or without food.
  • However, it is better to take it at a fixed time, preferably at bedtime.

Storage and disposal of Rosuvas 20 MG

  • Store Rosuvas 20 tablets at or below 25°C. Protect it from moisture and sunlight.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.

Quick Tips of Rosuvas 20 MG

  • Rosuvas 20 tablet is used for the treatment of high levels of cholesterol and triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood).
  • Take the tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than the recommended dose.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.
  • Inform about your medical history, especially if you have heart or blood vessel-related disorders.
  • You must have a cholesterol-lowering diet while taking Rosuvas 20 tablets for adequate control of your blood cholesterol levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects such as muscle pain or weakness, stomach pain, or dark urine while taking Rosuvas 20 tablet.
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history or have an alcohol addiction.

Dosage of Rosuvas 20 MG


If you think you have taken too much dose of Rosuvas 20 tablet than prescribed, inform your doctor immediately or reach out to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Mode of Action of Rosuvas 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is created by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Rosuvastatin inhibits this enzyme, thereby lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. It also increases the levels of good cholesterol, known as hig...
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Interactions of Rosuvas 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Rosuvas 20 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • There is an increased risk of myopathy when this medicine is used with other lipid-lowering agents.
  • Cyclosporin, warfarin, oral contraceptive pills, itraconazole, ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin, and HIV protease inhibitors may reduce the levels of this medicine.
  • Particular care should be taken when using this medicine along with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and fusidic acid or within 7 days of stopping fusidic acid.

Interactions with food items

Limit intake of grapefruit juice.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How soon will Rosuvas 20 tablet start to work?

A: You may see the lowering of LDL cholesterol in 2 to 4 weeks after starting this medicine. Results may vary between individuals. On follow-up visits, your doctor may choose to adjust your dosage to help you reach your cholesterol goal.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking Rosuvas 20 tablet?

A: Every day, try to take the medicine at the same time. Try connecting medicine with daily activities such as brushing your teeth. Set an alarm clock at the time you need to take your medicine. You can also use a pillbox with the days of the week on it.

Q: What is high cholesterol?

A: There is a waxy substance called cholesterol found in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is bad cholesterol. It gets built up in the wall of your blood vessels and slows or obstructs the blood flow to your heart, brain and other organs. Good cholesterol (HDL) prevents bad cholesterol from building up in the blood vessel.

Q: Can I stop taking statins?

A: These medicines are very effective in preventing heart diseases like heart attacks and strokes. It can be dangerous to stop taking statin suddenly. Please consult your doctor if you've been taking a Statin and would like to stop.

Q: Can I take Rosuvas 20 tablet with aspirin?

A: There is no interaction found between aspirin and rosuvastatin. Please consult your healthcare provider to confirm.

Q: Can Rosuvas 20 tablet cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain due to Rosuvas 20 tablet is an uncommon side effect, which means not everyone experiences this symptom. If this symptom is bothering you, talk to your doctor or dietician.

Q: Is Rosuvas 20 a blood thinner?

A: No, Rosuvas 20 is not a blood thinner. It belongs to the statins class of medicines, which is cholesterol-lowering medicine.

Q: When should I take Rosuvas 20?

A: You can take Rosuvas 20 at any time with or without food as long as you stick to the same time every day.

Q: What are the most common side effects of Rosuvas 20?

A: Feeling sick, headaches, stomach pain, weakness or dizziness constipation are the common side effects that can be seen during the treatment. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: What is the use of Rosuvas 20?

  • Rosuvas 20 tablet is used for the treatment of high levels of cholesterol and triglyceride levels (such as fat in the blood).
  • It is also used to reduce the risk of heart disease such as heart attack and prevent stroke.

Q: Will Rosuvas 20 also lower triglycerides along with cholesterol?

A: Yes, Rosuvas 20 tablet is known to lower the triglyceride level along with total cholesterol.
Last Updated on: 5 April 2023 | 11:48 AM (IST)

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