Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) Tablets, combined with the proper diet, are used to lower the bodyäó»s cholesterol levels. Having high cholesterol increases the chance of a stroke or heart attack.
The body needs cholesterol, but having it in excess amounts results in a build up on artery walls. This can lead to blood flow and heart problems. Crestor Tablets work by lowering levels of äóÖbadäó» cholesterol, while increasing levels of äóÖgoodäó» cholesterol.
Keeping a strict diet is essential when using Crestor Tablets, as the tablets reduce naturally produced cholesterol from the liver, but cholesterol also enters the body through food.
Crestor Tablets available:
Crestor Tablets 5mg (30 Tabs)
Crestor Tablets 10mg (30 Tabs)
Crestor Tablets 20mg (30 Tabs)
Crestor Tablets 40mg (30 Tabs)
Rosuvastatin calcium [5/10/20/40]mg
Titanium dioxide (E171)
Crestor 10mg, 20mg and 40mg tablets also contain red iron oxide (E172). Crestor 5mg tablets also contain yellow iron oxide (E172).
Take tablets once a day, with or without food, preferably at the same time each day
Take for as long as recommended by your doctor äóñ it can take up to 4 weeks to notice the benefits of the drug
Side effects may include:
Body aches or pain
Dry or sore throat
Tender or swollen glands
Do not take Crestor Tablets if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients
Are pregnant or breastfeeding
Have liver disease
Consult your doctor before using Crestor Tablets if you have diabetes, a thyroid disorder, or are taking other medication.