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Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip

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Rosuvastatin(10.0 Mg) + Aspirin / Acetyl Salicylic Acid(75.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-PLATELET AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS

Medical Description

Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules contains a combination of two medicines- Acetylsalicylic Acid and Rosuvastatin as its main components. It is used to prevent or reduce the risk of having a heart ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules is used in reducing the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. It also helps in lowering blood cholesterol and fat levels.
contraindications

Contraindications of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • If you have any allergic reaction to Acetylsalicylic Acid or Rosuvastatin or any of the components of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have any muscle pain.
  • If you are suffering from any bleeding disorders or blood clotting problems.
  • If you have thyroid problems or gout.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly.
  • If you have a history of ulcer in the stomach or small intestine.
  • If you are taking cyclosporine (used in or rheumatoid arthritis or after organ transplants) or methotrexate (used in cancer treatment).
  • If you’ve had an asthmatic attack or any serious allergic reaction like itching, swelling, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, etc.
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in children who have viral infections because of the risk of Reye’s syndrome.
sideEffects

Side effects of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Headache
  • Dizziness, sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Body pain or muscle pain
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Increased risk of bleeding
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules must not be taken during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately. Proper birth control measures should be taken while on treatment. It is essential to consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass into breastmilk. Hence, avoid using this medicine while breastfeeding. It is essential to consult a doctor before starting any medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?
A:
Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules may make you feel dizzy and sleepy. Hence, either be cautious or avoid driving while on treatment with this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?
A:
Consuming alcohol along with Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules may increase the risk of liver problems. It is advised to limit the consumption of alcohol during the treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any unusual bleeding.
  • You are above the age of 70 years.
  • You regularly consume too much alcohol.
  • You have stomach or small intestine problems.
  • You are suffering from gout or any thyroid problems.
  • You have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes.
  • You are undergoing surgery or had a surgery recently.
  • You have problems with your heart, kidney or liver problems.
  • You have glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
  • You have muscle aches or pains or family history of muscle problems.
  • You are taking medicines to lower cholesterol like gemfibrozil, fenofibrate.
  • You are suffering from asthma or any lung disease, then this medicine can worsen your asthma.
  • You experience heavy menstrual bleeding, do not take this medicine as it can increase the bleeding.
  • You are on or have taken a medicine- fusidic acid to treat your bacterial infections in the last 7 days.
  • Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules should not be used in children below the age of 16 years unless there are more benefits than risk.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

  • Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules works by the combined action of Acetylsalicylic Acid and Rosuvastatin.
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid works by stopping the platelets from forming a clot so that the blood can flow easily and without any obstruction.
  • Rosuvastatin works by inhibiting or blocking an enzyme which is needed in the body to make cholesterol, reducing the bad cholesterol and increasing the good cholesterol in the blood.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Take Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, open or chew the capsule. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for...
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interactions

Interactions of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • As Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules contains Rosuvastatin and Acetylsalicylic Acid, so any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.
  • This medicine must not be used along with methotrexate (used in cancer treatment) as it may be harmful when used simultaneously.
  • Do not take this capsule with fusidic acid (a medicine for bacterial infection), as concomitant treatment can lead to serious muscle problems.
  • You may be at an increased risk of having muscle damage or serious side effects if taken with cyclosporine, gemfibrozil, fenofibrate, tacrolimus, ezetimibe. Thus, you need to be cautious.
  • Concomitant use of this capsule along with medicine like probenecid (used to treat gout) is not recommended as it may alter the effects of probenecid.
  • Blood thinners like warfarin, heparin and medicines used to treat pain and inflammation like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Medicines used to treat acidity in your stomach like antacids should not be taken at least within 2 hours of taking this capsule.
  • Metamizole (pain killer) interferes with the way this capsule works. Hence, concomitant use should be avoided.
  • You need to be cautious while using this capsule with oral contraceptive or while being on hormone replacement therapy.
  • Other medicines like lithium, digoxin, ritonavir, erythromycin, potassium supplements (amiloride, spironolactone) should be used cautiously along with this capsule.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid grapefruit juice while on treatment with Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Store Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules in a cool and dry place, protect it from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Overdose

  • Excess of this medicine may lead to slow heartbeats, shock, breathing problems, fits, low blood sugar and coma.
  • Overdose of this medicine may cause symptoms like ringing in the ears, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, fever.
  • Seek urgent medical help if you experience any such symptoms or feel you have taken too much of Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules cause acidity?

A: Yes, Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules cause acidity or heartburn as a side effect.

Q: How to take Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?

A: You need to take Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?

A: Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history. Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby. Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine.

Q: What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking Rozucor Asp 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?

A: You need to be on a diet that reduces your cholesterol levels before starting this medicine. Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medicine and reduce your alcohol intake. Consult your doctor for more details.
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:12 PM (IST)
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