K-zuva

K-zuva

rosuvastatin

Manufacturer:

Millimed

Distributor:

Prosp Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Rosuvastatin
Indications/Uses
Primary hypercholesterolemia, homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, reducing total cholesterol, LDL-C, apoB. Slow the progression of atherosclerosis. Adjunct therapy to diet in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. Prevention of primary CV events including stroke & CHD.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 5-10 mg once daily. May be adjusted to 20-40 mg, if needed.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Active liver disease, severe renal impairment, & myopathy. Patients receiving concomitant cyclosporin. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
History of liver disease & excessive alcohol consumption. Predisposing factor of myalgia, myopathy, or rhabdomyolysis. Severe renal impairment & hypothyroidism.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness, constipation, nausea, vomiting, myalgia, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis. Elevation of liver enzyme ALT.
Drug Interactions
Cyclosporin, vit K antagonist, gemfibrozil, PIs, antacids, macrolide antibiotics, OCs, other fibrates, & niacin.
ATC Classification
C10AA07 - rosuvastatin ; Belongs to the class of HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
K-zuva tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
K-zuva tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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