What is Rosurexin?
Rosurexin is brand name of drug called Rosuvastatin and manufactured by Actoverco pharmaceutical factory.
Rosurexin (rosuvastatin) is an antilipemic agents belongs to HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor.
Film coated tablets 5, 10, 20, 40 mg
What is Rosurexin (rosuvastatin) used for?
- It is used to lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and raise good cholesterol (HDL);
- It is used to lower triglycerides;
- It is used to slow the progress of heart disease;
- It is used in some people to lower the chance of heart attack, stroke, and certain heart procedures;
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
Important notes before taking Rosurexin (rosuvastatin):
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have an allergy to rosuvastatin or any other part of this drug.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any of these health problems: Active liver disease or a rise in liver enzymes.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking gemfibrozil.
- If you are pregnant or may be pregnant, do not take this drug.
- If you are breast-feeding, do not breast-feed while you take this drug.
- This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this drug.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this drug with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
Important notes while taking Rosurexin (rosuvastatin):
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- High blood sugar has happened with this drug. This includes diabetes that is new or worse. Talk with the doctor.
- Check your blood sugar as you have been told by your doctor.
- Have laboratory tests checked as you have been told by the doctor.
- Do not take more than what your doctor told you to take. Taking more than you are told may raise your chance of very bad side effects.
- Follow the diet and workout plan that your doctor told you about.
- Avoid or limit drinking alcohol. Drinking too much alcohol may raise your chance of liver disease.
- Take antacids that have aluminum or magnesium in them at least 2 hours after taking this drug.
- If you are taking warfarin, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your laboratory tests checked more closely while you are taking it with this drug.
- If you are 65 or older, use this drug with care. You could have more side effects.
- This drug may cause harm to the unborn baby if you take it while you are pregnant. If you are pregnant or you get pregnant while taking this drug, call your doctor right away.
Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this drug.
Rosurexin (rosuvastatin) side effects:
Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat;
- Signs of high blood sugar like confusion, feeling sleepy, more thirst, more hungry, passing urine more often, flushing, fast breathing, or breath that smells like fruit;
- Blood in the urine;
- Not able to pass urine or change in how much urine is passed;
This drug may cause muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness. Sometimes, a very bad muscle problem may happen that may lead to kidney problems. Rarely, deaths have happened in people who get these problems when taking drugs like this one. Call your doctor right away if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness that is not normal (with or without fever or feeling out of sorts). Call your doctor right away if you have muscle signs that last after your doctor has told you to stop taking this drug.
Liver problems have happened with drugs like this one. Sometimes, this has been deadly. Call your doctor right away if you have signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes.
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Belly pain
- Upset stomach
- Joint pain
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
Do not take 2 doses at the same time or within 12 hours of each other.
How do I store and/or throw out this drug?
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs.