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ROSWERA, rosuvastatin
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ROSWERA

rosuvastatin (C10AA07)

Also known as: Crestor

This medicine contains the active ingredient rosuvastatin which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins. These medicines control the amount of lipid (fat) in the body by blocking the production of the excessive amounts of damaging fats. One type of lipid is called cholesterol which, if there is a high amount of it in the body, can cause serious diseases of heart and blood vessel. Rosuvastatin lowers the amount of cholesterol. It can also reduce the risk of a heart disease, stroke and heart attack if there is a possibility for it. [...]

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Products

Product  Ppp  Price
ROSWERA 5mg 28 film-coated tablets
$0.53 $14.74
ROSWERA 15mg 28 film-coated tablets
$0.63 $17.57
ROSWERA 10mg 28 film-coated tablets
$0.75 $20.92
ROSWERA 20mg 28 film-coated tablets
$0.97 $27.17
ROSWERA 30mg 28 film-coated tablets
$1.07 $29.85
ROSWERA 40mg 28 film-coated tablets
$1.61 $44.96

Patient information leaflet

Product information

This medicine contains the active ingredient rosuvastatin which belongs to a group of medicines known as statins. These medicines control the amount of lipid (fat) in the body by blocking the production of the excessive amounts of damaging fats. One type of lipid is called cholesterol which, if there is a high amount of it in the body, can cause serious diseases of heart and blood vessel. Rosuvastatin lowers the amount of cholesterol. It can also reduce the risk of a heart disease, stroke and heart attack if there is a possibility for it.

Is Rosuvastatin suitable for me?

Rosuvastatin is not suitable for everyone. Do not use it

  • if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to rosuvastatin or to any of the other ingredients of the medicine
  • if you have or have ever had liver disease
  • if you have kidney problems
  • if you have repeated or unexplained muscle aches or pains
  • if you are taking medicine called ciclosporin
  • if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • if you are breast-feeding

In particular, you must tell the doctor if you:

  • regularly drink large amounts of alcohol
  • have kidney problems
  • have an under-active thyroid gland
  • are over 70 or under 6 years of age

Rosuvastatin interacts with other medicines. It is most important that you tell the doctor all the medications and herbal supplements that you are currently taking.

See the package leaflet for a complete list of possible contraindications and warnings.

How should I take Rosuvastatin?

This medicine is available in form of a film-coated tablet.

You should take rosuvastatin exactly as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist. You will be prescribed your dose according to your needs.

  • The usual starting dose is 5 or 10 mg once a day. The maximum dose of rosuvastatin is 40 mg per day for adults and 20 mg for children.

Do not use more of it, do not use it more often, or do not use it for a longer time than your doctor instructed. Also, this medicine works best if there is a constant amount in the blood. To help keep this amount constant, do not miss any doses and take the medicine at the same time each day. Do not take two doses together if you miss a dose.

Read the information leaflet provided with your medication for additional information. Talk to your doctor if you have any additional questions.

What are Rosuvastatin side effects?

Like all medicines rosuvastatin can cause side effects, including:

Common side effects:

  • headache
  • stomach pain
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • muscle pain
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • increase in the amount of protein in the urine
  • diabetes

Uncommon side effects:

  • rash, itching or other skin reactions
  • increase in the amount of protein in the urine

 Consult a doctor if the side effects are severe. See the package leaflet for a complete list of side effects.