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Crestor Rosuvastatin Safe Women Pregnant
Crestor is the brand name for rosuvastatin, one of several "statin" medications that inhibit hmg co-a reductase, the rate limiting enzyme in cholesterol synthesis. These medications increase the number of LDL receptors that bind and remove LDL particles from the circulation. Statins have been shown to significantly reduce heart attack, death from heart ...Read more
It depends on the: type of stroke. If the stroke is from a blood clot from the heart, as would occur in atrial fibrillation, Crestor would be ineffective. If it was a stroke due to cholesterol buildup, it is effective and can decrease risk of another stroke by about 50% at dose of 40 mg. For a stroke due to hemorrhage from high blood pressure, it would be ineffective. Aspirin or clopidogrel usually used with Crestor ...Read more
Female 61, ls heart failure, af thus metoprolol, history lifelong mitochondrial myopathy, pe, oa and nafld. Safe to take rosuvastatin for cholesterol?
Who knows?: You present a unique group of disorders in which statins have never been tested. Individually, none of your disorders, including your liver disease, are contraindications to rosuvastatin. I would start it and check ck, alt and ast (the known toxicities) at 6 weeks and 6 months. ...Read more
See your doctor: Do you mean Darunavir (Prezista)? Although in one study, lipid effects did not change over a few weeks of adding Darunavir to rosuvastatin (crestor), the FDA has released a warning about several statins in combination with protease inhibitors, including an increased risk of rhabdomyolysis. I would discuss your options in detail with your doctor! ...Read more
Yes: Dates on pills and capsules are arbitrary. If the capsules have been safely stored (not too hot) then they will have the full effect for some months after the expiration date. You will be fine and get the effect your want. ...Read more
Are statin drugs safe for long-term use? I take 5 mg. Crestor 5 x week. It's keeping my numbers in check, but at what cost over time? 48 yr old male.
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 handling produced. There are liver and other abnormalities which we've seen with statins that sometimes require the statin to be withdrawn. The great majority of patients on statins have no problems to the present time. ...Read more
Is it safe to take crestor 10 after the expiration date of 4-20016 how often should you get a Liver test when taking crestor 10?
Not a good idea: to make a "habit" out of taking EXPIRED medication but chances are there is no harm or loss of strength a month or so beyond the expiration date. The FDA requires that the date used is CONSERVATIVE!!!!! Liver Function should be measured each time you have your LIPID tests are done! The FIRST set should be no later than 4 weeks after starting! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Hypertension: Those drugs are often used together and are safe in combination. ...Read more
Yes: That combination should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
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