CRESTOR 10MG TABLET
CRESTOR 10MG TABLET contains Rosuvastatin which belongs to the group of medicines called Lipid-lowering drugs. It is used to reduce elevated high blood cholesterol levels (hyperlipidaemia) in patients when diet and lifestyle changes does not result in adequate response.
Hyperlipidaemia is a condition characterized by increased levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in the blood. If left untreated, these fat particles deposits in the blood vessels and hinders blood supply to vital organs which may lead to various problems such as heart attack or stroke.
By reducing blood cholesterol levels, CRESTOR 10MG TABLET can also prevent the risk of heart attack, stroke or related health problems. CRESTOR 10MG TABLET can be used both in adults and in children (aged 6 years or above). However, higher doses of rosuvastatin (such as 40 mg) are restricted for use in children aged below 18 years. Therefore, Consult your doctor for advice before taking it.
Along with the treatment, you must follow a cholesterol-lowering diet, lifestyle changes and regular physical activity as instructed by your doctor to achieve better results.
Before taking CRESTOR 10MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have any lung, liver, kidney, or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, thyroid problems, or a family history of muscle disorders.
Talk to your doctor before taking CRESTOR 10MG TABLET if you are taking any antibiotics (such as fusidic acid) to treat any existing infections. Do not take CRESTOR 10MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting your doctor.
CRESTOR 10MG TABLET may increase your blood sugar levels, especially in patients who are diabetic. It may also affect the way your liver works and so your doctor will closely monitor your blood sugar levels and liver functions while undergoing therapy with CRESTOR 10MG TABLET as a precaution.
The most common side effects of taking CRESTOR 10MG TABLET are muscle ache, constipation, stomach pain, dizziness, nausea and headache. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
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