Celmantin

Celmantin

rosuvastatin

Manufacturer:

Medochemie

Distributor:

KTZ

Marketer:

Aung Paing Tun
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Rosuvastatin
Indications/Uses
High cholesterol level. Patients at risk of having heart attack, stroke or health related problems.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult High cholesterol Starting dose: 5 mg or 10 mg dose. Max: 40 mg daily. Patient at risk of having a heart attack, stroke or related health problems Recommended dose: 20 mg. Childn 6-17 yr Starting dose: 5 mg. Max: 10 mg, 10-17 yr Max: 20 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity; Liver disease; moderate to severe kidney problem; repeated or unexplained muscle aches or pains; currently or have taken fusidic acid in the last 7 days; ciclosporin; fibrates; impaired thyroid gland; alcoholic; Asian origin. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Repeated or unexplained muscle aches or pains; alcoholic; severe respiratory failure; impaired thyroid gland; currently or have taken HIV infection medications, fibrates. Lactose intolerance. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal & hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Asian origin. Adult >70 yr; childn <6 yr; childn & adolescents <18 yr (40 mg dose).
Adverse Reactions
Severe allergic reactions eg, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, severe itching; headache, dizziness; stomach pain, constipation; feeling sick, muscle pain, feeling weak; rhabdomyolysis; Stevens-Johnson syndrome; jaundice, hepatitis; traces of blood in urine.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use w/ fusidic acid may lead to muscle weakness, tenderness or pain; altered effects w/ ciclosporin, warfarin, fibrates, indigestion remedies, medicines used to lower cholesterol, erythromycin, OCs, ritonavir w/ lopinavir &/or atazanavir.
MIMS Class
Dyslipidaemic Agents
ATC Classification
C10AA07 - rosuvastatin ; Belongs to the class of HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Celmantin FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 14's
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