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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

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 142.00*
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Rosuvas 5 MG Description

Rosuvas 5mg Tab contains rosuvastatin, which belongs to a class of medicines called statins. These are used along with lifestyle modifications such as cholesterol-lowering diet and physical activity.

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ContainsRosuvastatin(5.0 Mg)
TherapyHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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uses

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

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
sideEffects

Side effects of Rosuvas 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Rosuvas 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rosuvas 5mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
  • 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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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rosuvas 5mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
  • 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
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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
modeOfAction

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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directionsForUse

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
interactions

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
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rosuvas 5 MG

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

Dosage of Rosuvas 5 MG

Overdose

  • 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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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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 everyday
  • 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
Product Details
Brand
ROSUVAS
Expires on or After
30/07/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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