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what is the best time of day to take crestor

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Crestor (rosuvastatin): It is generally believed that cholesterol is produced by the body at night. The first drugs in the class (statins) were recommended to be taken with ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Crestor (rosuvastatin): Evening.
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Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Can Be Taken Anytime: Some statins (pravachol, zocor, (simvastatin) mevacor) have very short half-lives (2-4 hours) and have a better effect if taken at night. This is beca ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem with this combination.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Statins: As far as we presently know statins are safe over time. There are some questions whether long term there might be some abnormalities of glucose handli ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Crestor (rosuvastatin): Crestor (rosuvastatin) and metformin are compatible medications.
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Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: You may take both together. Evening usually best for those.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Drug interactions: Insulin, micardis, effexor, (venlafaxine) and Crestor may all be taken together safely. I could not find a drug under the spelling of "diaformin". Ass ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Right away, but...: The medication starts working right away, but it takes time for benefits to reach a level that one can detect on blood tests. Maybe 2-4 weeks after st ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Crestor and CoQ: https://www.webmd.com/diet/supplement-guide-coenzymeq10-coq10#1 50 -100 mg is more common but your symptoms should be the basis of taking the supple ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You will likely be ok. However i recommend you contact your doctor and/or schedule an appointment. Blood tests should be done to make sure your liver ... Read More

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