Generic Crestor

Generic Crestor

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Indications for Generic Crestor

Crestor or rosuvastatin works through blocking or decreasing the production of cholesterol in the body. It reduces the levels of triglycerides and LDL or low-density lipoprotein or ‘bad” cholesterol in the blood and increases the levels of HDL or high-density lipoprotein or "good" cholesterol.

Crestor is generally prescribed for the treatment of high cholesterol, preventing the hardening of the arteries and other conditions which could lead to stroke, heart attack and many other cardiovascular diseases.

Crestor could also be used for other conditions or purposes as directed by your physician.

Important Information about Generic Crestor

While taking Crestor, try to avoid drinking alcohol as doing so could increase your triglyceride levels and damage your liver.

Crestor is usually prescribed as a part of comprehensive treatment program which includes exercise, diet and weight control. Make sure that you would be following the instructions of your doctor and that you would be taking the other medications prescribed for you.

You should not take Crestor if you have an allergy to rosuvastatin.

Be sure to inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions like kidney disease, an underactive thyroid, epilepsy or other seizure disorders, a muscle disorder, a severe illness or infection, an electrolyte imbalance or if you have recently had surgery.

Crestor should not be taken if you have liver disease.

Patients with an Asian descent might absorb Crestor at a faster rate compared to other people. Make sure to inform your doctor if you are Asian as you might be prescribed with a lower dosage.

Crestor belongs to the FDA pregnancy category X, which means that it could cause birth defects in developing babies. Make sure that you would be using an effective form of contraceptive while using Crestor. Also inform your doctor if you get pregnant during treatment or if you are breastfeeding.

Never stop taking Crestor suddenly without consulting your doctor first as it could take up to several weeks before you feel an improvement in your condition.

Avoid eating foods which are high in cholesterol or fat as Crestor might not be as effective.

Make sure to inform your doctor if you are using any drugs or medications as there are some which could interact with Crestor such as cimetidine, ketoconazole, cyclosporine, lopinavir and ritonavir, niacin, blood thinners, spironolactone and other cholesterol-lowering medications.

Crestor should be used regularly to ensure to best results. Refill your prescription even before it runs out completely.

You may be required by your doctor to come in for regular visits and tests to ensure that the medication is improving your condition. Make sure to never miss any of your doctor’s appointments.

Dosage and Administration of Generic Crestor

Crestor or rosuvastatin should only be taken as it has been exactly prescribed by your doctor. Never take it in a larger dose or for a longer period of time than what has been recommended by your physician. Always follow the prescription label.

Crestor should be taken with plenty of water. Doses could be taken with or without meals and should be taken at around the same time every day.

If you miss a dose, make sure that you would be taking it as soon as possible. However, if the next dose is almost up, you could just skip the dose that you missed and then take the next scheduled one. Never take additional medication to make for a missed dose.

Possible Side Effects of Generic Crestor

Some of the commonly experienced side effects with Crestor would include dizziness, weakness, sore throat, a runny or a stuffy nose, constipation, diarrhea, mild nausea, headache and memory loss. These usually go away on their own; but if they do not or if they worsen or if you start experiencing more serious side effects like chest pain, swelling in your hands and in your feet, muscle pain and others, see your doctor or get emergency medical help right away.

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