Crestor 20mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins.
Crestor 20mg Tablet is a widely used medicine and is considered safe for long-term use. It may be taken with a meal or an empty stomach. You can take this medication at any time of the day so you can try to take it at the same time every day.
It is recommended that the cholesterol levels be checked regularly. This medicine is just one aspect of the recovery regimen and can also include proper diet, physical exercise, smoking reduction, alcohol consumption and weight loss. You should eat regularly while taking this medication, but try to avoid high fat foods.
—Precautionary Steps of Crestor 20mg Tablet—
- Active liver disease
- Severe renal impairment
- Patients with myopathy.
- Patients receiving concomitant cyclosporin.
- Vit K Antagonists
- Fusidic Acid
- Protease Inhibitors
- Oral contraceptives
- Hormone replacement therapy
- Tell your doctor if you have any other diseases or if you are taking any other medication
- Do not discontinue the prescribed course
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Crestor 20mg Tablet because it may worsen the side effects such as headache, dizziness, nausea and further impair the liver function.
Crestor 20mg Tablet is proven unsafe to use during pregnancy. Both animal and human studies have shown fetal abnormalities or fetal risk based on the adverse effects of Crestor 20mg Tablet in pregnant women.
Crestor 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. No reports explaining the use of Crestor 20mg Tablet in human lactation are available. However, due to the expected excretion of Crestor 20mg Tablet in the milk, women who are taking Crestor 20mg Tablet should not breastfeed.
There are no studies of Crestor 20mg Tablet on driving ability. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Crestor 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crestor 20mg Tablet is not necessary for mild to moderate renal impairment. 40mg Crestor 20mg Tablet cannot be used in patients with moderate renal impairment. Crestor 20mg Tablet cannot be used at all if the patient has severe renal impairment.
Crestor 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Crestor 20mg Tablet may be needed. However, Crestor 20mg Tablet is contraindicated for patients with active liver disease. Please consult your doctor.