Crestor (Rosuvastatin) from Maple Leaf Medications.
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What is Crestor used for?
Crestor, with the generic name rosuvastatin calcium, is an oral medication indicated to reduce elevated total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), and apolipoprotein B (apo B), and triglyceride levels. It also promotes the increase of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C). This is usually prescribed, together with proper diet, among patients with hypertriglyceridemia, dysbetalipoproteinemia, homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoHF), and atherosclerosis. It is also prescribed to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and arterial revascularization procedures in patients at risk of CHD or coronary heart disease.
This is available in Crestor 20 mg, 40 mg, 10 mg, and 5 mg tablet forms.
How does Crestor work?
This hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG Co-A) reductase inhibitor has two lipid-modifying effects. First, it increases the amount of hepatic low-density lipoprotein receptors on the cell surface to improve uptake. Second, it inhibits the hepatic synthesis of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), reducing the total number of LDL particles.
How to use it?
Read the medicine information sheet that comes with this product first. Do not take this statin if you have not fully understood the drug information and precautions in the guide provided. If you have queries regarding this maintenance treatment or need further medical advice, call your doctor or pharmacist.
Take the tablet orally. This is usually prescribed once daily, with or without food or as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the drug and drink a glass of water right after. Crestor should not be sliced, crushed, or chewed. Note that antacids that contain magnesium or aluminum could lessen the efficacy of this drug. Take these types of antacids two hours after taking rosuvastatin.
Remember to take this prescribed drug regularly and exactly as directed. Make a dosing schedule to avoid missing a dose. Your Crestor dosage should not be altered as it depends on your medical condition, response to treatment, other medications you are taking, race, and age.
It is also highly necessary to comply with the recommended diet and exercise as per your doctor to achieve optimum results. You must also keep taking Crestor even if you feel better. Do not hold Crestor even for a short time or stop taking it abruptly to avoid worsening conditions.
Common side effects:
- Sleep problem or insomnia
In most cases, the side effects brought about by this prescription medication are mild and temporary. If the adverse effects get worse, you have to call your doctor or any healthcare provider immediately. Additionally, you should also report severe side effects, including:
- High blood sugar levels
- Hypertension or high blood pressure
- Rhabdomyolysis or autoimmune myopathy
- Muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness
- Change in urine output
- Severe abdominal pain
- Persistent vomiting
- Yellowish eyes or skin
This is not a full or complete list of Crestor side effects in women and men.
Precautions when using Crestor
Before taking this oral medication, you must disclose your complete medical history to your doctor. This includes any history of kidney problems, liver disease, and alcohol abuse. Some diseases and conditions may impact how your body will respond to treatment. Further, you should talk about all the prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, herbal products, and supplements you are taking because they might have drug interactions with Crestor.
Continually watch out for an allergic reaction while on this treatment. Do not take this oral statin if you have a known allergy to rosuvastatin or any inactive ingredient that it contains. Immediately discontinue taking the drug and alert your emergency medical line once you experience signs of hypersensitivity, such as breathing trouble, swelling of the face and neck, skin rashes, severe dizziness, and hives.
Do not drink alcohol or take any similar substances that could aggravate or trigger side effects, such as dizziness. Also, practice extreme caution when doing activities that require alertness, such as driving and using machinery.
Pregnant and breastfeeding moms must avoid this statin. It is known to cause harm to unborn babies and breastfed infants. Always remember that potential benefits must outweigh possible risks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this medication a statin?
Yes, this prescription medication is a statin.
What is the difference between Crestor and Lipitor?
The former’s active ingredient is rosuvastatin, while the latter has atorvastatin. Lipitor also interacts with grapefruit and grapefruit juice.
Does this medication affect blood sugar?
Yes, monitoring blood sugar levels while taking this drug is necessary because statins could worsen diabetes.
Can I eat grapefruit while taking this medication?
Yes, there are no known interactions between Crestor and grapefruit.
How much does Crestor (rosuvastatin) cost?
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Crestor, Rosulip, Rosuvastatin
5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
28, 30, 56, 60, 84, 90
Film Coated Scored Tablet, Tablet
Maple Leaf Medications has provided information from third parties intended to increase awareness and does not contain all the information about Crestor (Rosuvastatin). Talk to your doctor or a qualified medical practitioner for medical attention, advice, or if you have any concerns about Crestor (Rosuvastatin).