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  • Rosuvastatin
    3 Drugs classified under this active ingredient


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    Crestor
    Astra Zeneca
    RX
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    Crestor

    Statin. Rosuvastatin (as Calcium) 5, 10, 20, 40 mg.
    TABS: 28 x 5mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40
    mg. Not to be chewed, crushed or
    divided. May be given at any time of the
    day, with or without food. Bef. tmt.
    initiat. pt. to be on a standard
    cholesterol-lower. diet that should
    contin. dur. tmt. Individual. accord. to
    the goal of the ther. and pt.
    response. Start dose: 10 mg 1 x dly. Dose
    adjust. to 20 mg can be made after 4 wks if necess. 40 mg only in pts. with
    severe hypercholesterolem. at high CV
    risk who do not achieve their tmt. goal
    on 20 mg. Follow-up routine to be
    performed. Not recommend. for ped.
    No dos adjust. necess in elderly, or pts.
    with mild to mod. ren. impair. Hepat.
    impair. pts. with Child-Pugh scores of 8
    and 9: Assess. of ren. funct. should be
    considered.
    Prim. hypercholesterolem. (type IIa incl.
    heterozygous famil.
    hypercholesterolem.) or mixed
    dyslipidem. (type IIb) as an adjunct to
    diet when response to diet and other
    non-pharmacolog. tmts. (e.g exercise,
    wt. reduct.) is inad. Homozygous famil.
    hypercholesterolem. as an adjunct to
    diet and other lipid lower. tmts (e.g. LDL
    apheres.) or if such tmts. not approp.
    C/I: Hypersens. to rosuvastatin or to any of
    the excips.; active liver dis. incl.
    unexplain., persist. elevat. serum
    transaminases and any serum
    transaminase elevat. exceed. 3 x the
    upper limit of normal (ULN); severe ren.
    impair. (creatinine clear. <30ml/min);
    myopath. pts. receiv. concom.
    cyclosporin; pregn., lact., women of
    childbearing potential not using approp.
    contracept. measures.

    Rosuvastatin Teva
    Teva
    RX
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    Rosuvastatin Teva

    Statin. Rosuvastatin (as Calcium) 5, 10, 20, 40 mg.
    TABS: 30 x 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg.
    May be given any time of day, with/out
    food. Dose individualiz. Initial: 5 or 10
    mg 1 dly. Adjust. to next level aft. 4
    wks. Final titrat. to max. dose of 40 mg,
    only in pts. with severe
    hypercholesterolem. at high CV risk,
    who do not achieve tmt goal on 20 mg
    and in whom routine follow-up will be
    performed. See lit.
    Prim. hypercholesterolem. (type IIa) or
    mixed dyslipidem. (type IIb) as an adjunct
    to diet when response to diet and other
    non-pharmacolog. tmts. (e.g. exercise,
    wt. reduct.) is inad. Homozygous famil.
    hypercholesterolem. as an adjunct to diet
    and other lipid lower. tmts (e.g. LDL
    apheresis.) or if such tmts. not approp.
    C/I: Hypersens. to rosuvastatin or to any
    of the excips.; active liver dis. incl.
    unexplain., persist. elevat. serum
    transaminases and any serum
    transaminase elevat. exceed. 3 x the
    upper limit of normal (ULN); severe ren.
    impair. (creatinine clear. <30ml/min);
    myopath. pts. receiv. concom.
    cyclosporin; pregn., lact., women of
    childbearing potential not using approp.
    contracept. measures.

    Stator
    Unipharm
    RX
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    Stator

    Statin. Rosuvastatin (as Calcium) 5, 10, 20, 40 mg.
    TABS: 28 x 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg.
    Not to be chewed, crushed or divided.
    May be given at any time of the day,
    with or without food. Bef. tmt. initiat.
    pt. to be on a standard cholesterollower.
    diet that should contin. dur. tmt.
    Individual. accord. to the goal of the
    ther. and pt. response. Start dose: 10
    mg 1 x dly. Dose adjust. to 20 mg can
    be made after 4 wks if necess. 40 mg
    only in pts. with severe
    hypercholesterolem. at high CV risk
    who do not achieve their tmt. goal on
    20 mg. Follow-up routine to be
    performed. Not recommend. for ped.
    No dos adjust. necess in elderly, or pts.
    with mild to mod. ren. impair. Hepat.
    impair. pts. with Child-Pugh scores of 8
    and 9: Assess. of ren. funct. should be
    considered.
    Prim. hypercholesterolem. (type IIa incl.
    heterozygous famil.
    hypercholesterolem.) or mixed
    dyslipidem. (type IIb) as an adjunct to
    diet when response to diet and other
    non-pharmacolog. tmts. (e.g. exercise,
    wt. reduct.) is inad. Homozygous famil.
    hypercholesterolem. as an adjunct to
    diet and other lipid lower. tmts (e.g. LDL
    apheres.) or if such tmts. not approp.
    C/I: Hypersens. to rosuvastatin or to any
    of the excips.; active liver dis. incl.
    unexplain., persist. elevat. serum
    transaminases and any serum
    transaminase elevat. exceed. 3 x the
    upper limit of normal (ULN); severe ren.
    impair. (creatinine clear. <30ml/min);
    myopath. pts. receiv. concom.
    cyclosporin; pregn., lact., women of
    childbearing potential not using
    approp. contracept. measures.

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