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      Crestat Tablets 10Mg (1 Box = 1 Strip)(1 Strip = 10 Tablets)

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      Crestat Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)

      Yes

      Generics

      Rosuvastatin

      Used For

      Cholesterol Control

      How it works

      The primary site of action of rosuvastatin is the liver, the target organ for cholesterol lowering. Rosuvastatin increases the number of hepatic LDL receptors on the cell-surface, enhancing uptake and catabolism of LDL and it inhibits the hepatic synthesis of VLDL, thereby reducing the total number of VLDL and LDL particles.

      Crestat Tablets Usage And Safety

      Dosage

      Rosuvastatin

      Side Effects

      Headache, dizziness, constipation, nausea, abdominal pain, myalgia, asthenia, diabetic mellitus Pruritus, rash and urticaria , Hypersensitivity reactions including angioedema, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis, pancreatitis.

      Drug Interactions

      Coumarin anticoagulants , Gemfibrozil , antacid suspension containing aluminium and magnesium hydroxide , Niacin.

      Indication

      Rosuvastatin is indicated for the treatment of: Hyperlipidemia and Mixed Dyslipidemia As adjunctive therapy to diet to reduce elevated Total-C, LDL-C, ApoB, nonHDL-C, and triglycerides and to increase HDL-C in adult patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia.

      When not to Use

      Rosuvastatin is contraindicated:- In patients with hypersensitivity to rosuvastatin or to any of the excipients.- In patients with active liver disease including unexplained, persistent elevations of serum transaminases and any serum transaminases elevation exceeding 3x the upper limit of normal (ULN).

      Crestat Tablets Precautions

      Precaution

      When initiating (Rosuvastatin) therapy or switching from another HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor therapy, the appropriate (Rosuvastatin) starting dose should first be utiized, and only then titrated according to the patient's response and individualized goal of therapy.

      Crestat Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      Rosuvastatin should be used with caution in patients who consume substantial quantities of alcohol and/or have a history of chronic liver disease.

      Warning 2

      A dose reduction should be considered for patients on rosuvastatin therapy with unexplained persistent proteinuria and/or hematuria during routine urinalysis testing.

      Warning 3

      Rosuvastatin should be prescribed with caution in patients with predisposing factors for myopathy/rhabdomyolysis. . Such factors include: renal insufficiency, hypothyroidism, personal or family history ofhereditary muscular disorders, previous history of muscular toxicity with another HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or fibrate, alcohol abuse.

      Crestat Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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