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Rozucor 5mg Tablet

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By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
108.63*
MRP 127.80
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Rosuvastatin(5.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Hypolipidemic Drugs

Medical Description

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

  • Cholesterolemia
  • 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
  • Constipation
  • Increase diabetes
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain/tenderness/weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Dark urine
  • Yellowing of skin or eyes
  • Problem in breathing
  • Allergic reactions
  • Faintness

Precautions and Warnings of Rozucor 5mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rozucor 5mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine should not be taken by pregnant women and women who are planning to get pregnant. This medicine can harm the fetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rozucor 5mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rozucor 5mg Tab?
A:
Yes, you can drive after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rozucor 5mg Tab?
A:
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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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)

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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)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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