Rosuvas

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Rosuvastatin (40 mg)

Storage: Store at room temperature

Prescription Required

339 people have bought this recently

Rosuvas

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Rosuvastatin (40 mg)

Storage: Store at room temperature

Prescription Required

339 people have bought this recently

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Rosuvas Information

Rosuvas is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. High Cholesterol are some of its major therapeutic uses. Rosuvas also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Rosuvas is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Rosuvas have been listed ahead. These side effects of Rosuvas are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Rosuvas's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Mild while nursing. It is important to know if Rosuvas has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Rosuvas related warnings section.

Rosuvas is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease, Hypothyroidism, Drug Allergy are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Rosuvas are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Rosuvas have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Rosuvas is safe while driving, and is addiction.

  1. Rosuvas Benefits & Uses
  2. Rosuvas Dosage & How to Take
  3. Rosuvas Side Effects
  4. Rosuvas Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Rosuvas with Other Drugs
  6. Rosuvas Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Rosuvas
  8. Rosuvas Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Rosuvas Benefits & Uses

Rosuvas is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol Primary
  2. High Triglycerides
  3. Coronary Artery Disease
  4. Atherosclerosis
  5. Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Rosuvas Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Rosuvas

Rosuvastatin

Rosuvas Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Rosuvas is used -

  1. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Headache Mild
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Dyspepsia
  6. Nasopharyngitis
  7. Increased Liver Enzymes
  8. Increased level of Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK) in the blood
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Flatulence Rare
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Joint Swelling
  13. Muscle Ache Mild
  14. Joint pain
  15. Dizziness Mild
  16. Abdominal Pain Mild
  17. Rash

Rosuvas Related Warnings

Is the use of Rosuvas safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Rosuvas. If you are pregnant, do not take Rosuvas without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Rosuvas safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Rosuvas on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Rosuvas on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Rosuvas. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Rosuvas on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Rosuvas. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Rosuvas on the Heart?

Side effects of Rosuvas rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Rosuvas with Other Drugs

Rosuvas should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Warfarin

Rosuvas Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Rosuvas unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Alcoholism
  5. Hypothyroidism
  6. Trauma
  7. Drug Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Rosuvas

Is this Rosuvas habit forming or addictive?

Rosuvas is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Rosuvas does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Rosuvas only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Rosuvas is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Rosuvas Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Rosuvas

Taking Rosuvas with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Rosuvas

Consuming Rosuvas with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Rosuvas FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Does Rosuvas cause memory loss?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, use of Rosuvas may cause memory loss in the patients who are taking it. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, if you experience severe memory loss after taking this drug, then do not hesitate to inform your doctor immediately.

Question about 2 years ago

Is Rosuvas safe to use?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

Yes, Rosuvas is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed at regular doses such as confusion, dizziness, joint pain, and muscle pain. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Rosuvas?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Rosuvas is a brand name of rosuvastatin which belongs to the class of drugs known as statins (dyslipidemic agents). It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia (high levels of lipids in the blood), hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol levels), and hypertriglyceridemia.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Rosuvas cause weight gain?

Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , General Physician

It has been reported to cause weight gain but only in a few cases, this occurs very rarely. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. if you notice any unusual weight gain after taking this drug. Then you are recommended to discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Rosuvas work?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS , Orthopedics

Rosuvas works by inhibiting an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase) which is responsible for cholesterol synthesis in our body, its inhibition results in increased levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and decreased levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) which lowers the risk of developing heart disease and helps in preventing strokes

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 636,637
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650