Rozucor 5mg Tablet
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Rozucor 5mg Tab belongs to the class of medicines called statins. It is available in oral form and is used to treat high cholesterol and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Uses of Rozucor 5mg Tab
- Reduce the risk of heart diseases, heart attack, and stroke
Contraindications of Rozucor 5mg Tab
- Allergy to statins
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Alcohol abuse
- Recent operation
- Abnormal kidney and liver tests
- Severe kidney and liver diseases
- Severe lung disease
Side effects of Rozucor 5mg Tab
- Confusion or memory loss
- Increase diabetes
- Muscle pain/tenderness/weakness
- Stomach pain
- Dark urine
- Yellowing of skin or eyes
- Problem in breathing
- Allergic reactions
Precautions and Warnings of Rozucor 5mg Tab
Can I take Rozucor 5mg Tab during pregnancy?
The medicine should not be taken by pregnant women and women who are planning to get pregnant. This medicine can harm the fetus.
Can I take Rozucor 5mg Tab while breastfeeding?
The tablet should not be taken when breastfeeding as it can pass into the breast milk, which may lead to adverse effects in the infant.
Can I drive if I have consumed Rozucor 5mg Tab?
Yes, you can drive after taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Rozucor 5mg Tab?
Limit your alcohol consumption during your treatment with rosuvastatin as it may interact with alcohol and damage liver and muscles.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Inform your doctor before beginning treatment with the medicine if you suffer from kidney disease, liver disease, muscle problems, or family history of muscle disorders. Do not take rosuvastatin and fusidic acid together; this may cause severe muscle disease.read less
Mode of Action of Rozucor 5mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Rozucor 5mg Tab is mainly the lipid-reducing agent called rosuvastatin. The medicine inhibits the production of cholesterol in the liver by blocking the enzyme responsible for cholesterol production. Thus, the levels of cholesterol in the blood are controlled, and the risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke is reduced.
Directions for Use of Rozucor 5mg Tab
Rozucor 5mg Tab is administered orally once in a day with or without food or according to the dosage prescribed by the doctor. This medicine is available in the form of a tablet and a capsule.
Interactions of Rozucor 5mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Rosuvastatin can interact with a large number of medicines. Consult your doctor and inform them of any medication you may be taking before starting the medicine. The medicine may interact with medicines such as antibiotics, blood-thinning medication (warfarin), antivirals, antifungals, other cholesterol-lowering medicines, oral contraceptives, antacids, etc.
Interactions with food items
No interactions with any food have been reported.
Other general Interactions
No interactions have been reported.
Storage and disposal of Rozucor 5mg Tab
Store at room temperature. Protect from moisture and heat. Discard the unused and expired medicine through your local disposal system.
Dosage of Rozucor 5mg Tab
Overdose of Rozucor 5mg Tab will manifest through more severe side effects. Immediately inform the doctor if a patient experiences severe side effects.
Missed a Dose
Take a missed dose as early as possible. If the time difference between a missed dose and the next scheduled dose is less than 12 hours, skip the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Should I follow a special diet while taking Rozucor 5mg Tab?
A: Take foods with low fat and high fibre while taking rosuvastatin.
Q: How much time rosuvastatin take to start work?
A: This medicine starts to reduce cholesterol level after 2-4 weeks. On later visits to your doctor, the dosage may be reduced based on your cholesterol goal.
Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking my medicine?
A: Try to take the medicine at the same time every day to form a routine. By connecting your dosage with something you do every day (such as brushing your teeth or eating breakfast), you can incorporate the dosing into your everyday routine. You can also keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go off at the time you need to take your medicine.
Q: How do I store rosuvastatin?
A: Store rosuvastatin at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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