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Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet
Rosuvas 5mg Tablet

Rosuvas 5mg Tablet

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MRP 165.00
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Rosuvas 5 MG Description

Rosuvas 5mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood cholesterol levels and to prevent heart attack and stroke. It belongs to a group of medicines called statins. Statins work by blocking an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase, which your body uses to make cholesterol. This lowers the amount of cholesterol in your blood. Rosuvas 5mg Tablet can be taken by adults and children aged 6 years and over.

It is important to take Rosuvas 5mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than the dose prescribed, and do not take it for longer than prescribed. Rosuvas 5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. It is best to take it at the same time each day to help you remember to take it.

The most common side effects of Rosuvas 5mg Tablet are headache, dizziness, stomach pain, constipation, nausea and muscle pain. These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own. However, if any of these side effects are severe or do not go away, tell your doctor.

Before taking Rosuvas 5mg Tablet, tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Rosuvastatin can interact with other medicines and cause side effects.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹146.85
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ContainsRosuvastatin(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol
Side effectsNausea, dizziness constipation, headache
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Uses of Rosuvas 5 MG

  • It is used in the treatment of high cholesterol levels
  • It is also known to prevent cardiovascular events like stroke and reduce the risk of heart attack

Contraindications of Rosuvas 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease
  • If you have unexplained muscle pain
  • If you are taking medicines like ciclosporin
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • If you have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
  • If you are an alcoholic

Side effects of Rosuvas 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Stomach pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Feeling weak
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Hives

Precautions and Warnings of Rosuvas 5 MG



Can I take Rosuvas 5mg Tab during pregnancy?
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or if you are planning pregnancy. Taking this medicine in pregnancy can be harmful to the foetus. Women of childbearing age should use effective contracep...
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Breast Feeding

Can I take Rosuvas 5mg Tab while breastfeeding?
  • A small amount of this medicine passes into breast milk
  • Limited data is available on safety about Rosuvastatin during breastfeeding
  • It is unsafe to consume this medicine if you are planning to breastfeed the baby


Can I drive if I have consumed Rosuvas 5mg Tab?
This medicine does not influence your ability to drive, however, as this medicine is known to cause dizziness, hence caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Rosuvas 5mg Tab?
Caution is advised if you are consuming excess of alcohol as it may result in liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver problems
  • You notice blood in urine along with muscle pain, fever. This could be serious side effect of abnormal muscle breakdown
  • It can cause jaundice and elevated liver enzymes. Liver function tests have to be monitored
  • You have muscle aches or pains or family history of muscle problems
  • You regularly drink excess amount of alcohol
  • You have thyroid problem
  • You are taking medicines to lower cholesterol like gemfibrozil, fenofibrate
  • You are taking medicines for HIV infection like ritonavir with lopinavir
  • You are above 70 years old
  • You are diabetic
  • You have lactose intolerance
  • You have lung diseases

Directions for Use of Rosuvas 5 MG

  • Rosuvas 5mg Tab is to be taken orally with or without food or as directed by your physician
  • Swallow the whole tablet. Do not chew or crush the tablet

Storage and disposal of Rosuvas 5 MG

  • Store in original package to protect from sunlight and moisture
  • Keep the medicines below 30°C

Dosage of Rosuvas 5 MG


  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Although, no particular side effects of overdose of rosuvastatin are known, one mu...
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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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Mode of Action of Rosuvas 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is made by an enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Rosuvastatin inhibits this enzyme, thus lowering cholesterol and bad cholesterol (LDL levels). It increases the good cholesterol also known as high-...
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Interactions of Rosuvas 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You are taking or have taken this medicine in the last seven days known as fusidic acid (a medicine for bacterial infection). Fusidic acid and rosuvastatin should not be taken together as they lead to...
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  • Medicines used for thinning the blood like warfarin or clopidogrel
  • Medicines used to prevent rejection after organ transplants like ciclosporin
  • Increased risk of muscle damage by medicines like ezetimibe, gemfibrozil, fenofibrate which are used to lower cholesterol
  • Medicines used to treat acidity in your stomach like antacids should not be taken atleast within 2 hours of taking this medicine
  • Oral contraceptive pills
  • Medicines used to treat cancer like regorafenib
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Medicines used to treat viral infections, HIV or hepatitis C like ritonavir, lopinavir, atazanavir, ombitasvir, paritaprevir, dasabuvir, velpatasvir, grazoprevir, elbasvir, glecaprevir, pibrentasvir

Interactions with food items

This medicine can be taken with or without food Limit intake of grapefruit juice to minimal quantities

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How soon will Rosuvas 5mg Tab work?

A: You may see results for lowering LDL cholesterol in 2–4 weeks after starting Rosuvas 5mg Tab. Results may vary in individuals. On follow-up visits, your doctor may choose to adjust your dosage to help you reach your cholesterol goal.

Q: Do I need to follow any dietary restrictions while taking this medicine?

A: Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medicine and reduce your alcohol intake. Consult your doctor for more details.

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

  • You should take medicine at the same time every day.
  • Try connecting your medicine with something you do every day, such as eating dinner or brushing your teeth at night. This may help you remember to take it.
  • Keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go off at the time you need to take your medicine.
  • You can use a pillbox with the days of the week on it.
Last Updated on: 19 November 2023 | 2:05 PM (IST)

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