23 Nov

Crestor (rosuvastatin) 10mg Tablets, 30 pack

By : Sue

$56.95

Crestor is used to lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and raise ‘good’ cholesterol. It also lowers the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Description

Crestor 10mg belongs to a group of medicines known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (also known as ‘statins’). It lowers the ‘bad’ cholesterol, and raises the ‘good’ cholesterol when exercise and changes to diet are not enough on their own. It also lowers the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Your doctor will have explained to you why you are being treated with Crestor 10mg, and told you what dose to take. Your doctor may need to check your cholesterol levels before prescribing Crestor or changing your dose. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for another use. Ask your doctor if you want more information. Crestor is not addictive.
Active Ingredients: Rosuvastatin 10mg

Warnings: When you must not use it:

Do not use Crestor if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. Ask your doctor about effective methods of contraception. If you become pregnant, stop taking Crestor as soon as you find out and see your doctor immediately.

Do not use Crestor if you are breastfeeding. It is not known if your baby can take in Crestor from breast milk if you are breast feeding.

Do not use Crestor if you have active liver disease.

Do not use Crestor 40 mg if you have: low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism), a personal or family history of hereditary muscular disorders, a previous history of muscular problems from using other lipid-lowering agents, a history of very heavy alcohol use, Asian heritage, been prescribed another class of lipid lowering agent called a fibrate, severe kidney impairment.

Do not use Crestor after the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. It may have no effect at all, or worse, an entirely unexpected effect if you take it after the expiry date.

Do not use Crestor if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.

Do not use Crestor to treat any other complaints unless your doctor tells you to. Do not give this medicine to anyone else.

Extended Information: Please note that even though this is the main indication of use/condition, your Doctor may have prescribed this for another reason. Please follow your Doctors directions

For more information on Crestor, visit Medsafe Crestor Consumer Medicines Information