Crestor 10mg Tablet

Crestor 10mg Tablet

RM122.22

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Manufactured by

AstraZeneca

Active Ingredient

Rosuvastatin

Introduction of Crestor 10mg Tablet

Crestor 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins.

Crestor 10mg Tablet is a commonly used medication and is considered safe for long-term use. It can be taken with a meal or with an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day but try to take it at the same time every day.

It is advisable to monitor your cholesterol levels frequently. This medication is just one part of the treatment programme which should also include a balanced diet, physical exercise, smoking cessation, alcohol consumption and weight loss. You can eat normally when taking this medication, but try to avoid high fat foods.

Consult your doctor if they continue or if you experience any yellowing of your eyes or repeated or unexplained muscle pain. Pregnant and breast-feeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution.

 

References

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4. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. pp. 420-22.Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors.

5. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1238-39.

6. Rosuvastatin calcium. Carolina, Puerto Rico: IPR Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2003. [Accecssed 20 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2006.

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8. Atorvastatin: Medicine To Lower Cholesterol, National Health Services

9. BNF 73

10. Pravastatin: Medicine To Lower Cholesterol, National Health Services

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