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
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