Rovastin

Rovastin

rosuvastatin

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Zizawa Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Rosuvastatin
Indications/Uses
For the reduction of total blood cholesterol, LDL cholesterol & triglyceride levels, & to increase HDL cholesterol levels.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Initially 5 mg once daily. Max: 40 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Perform liver test measurements periodically.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea & muscle pain.
Drug Interactions
Increased side effects w/ cyclosporine. Increased the risk of bleeding w/ warfarin. Antacids reduce the absorption of rosuvastatin. Increase the incidence of muscle injury w/ nicotinic acid, gemfibrozil.
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
Rovastin tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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