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I take my crestor (rosuvastatin) just before I go to bed is it bad for you?

I take my crestor (rosuvastatin) just before I go to bed is it bad for you?

Crestor (rosuvastatin): Recommended time to take cestor is in evening or before you go to bed as higher level of cholesterol produced at night. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Rosuvastatin (Definition)

Rosuvastatin is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more


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What is the best time to take crestor (rosuvastatin) 10 mg?

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 the evening meal. However, the new statins such as Crestor (rosuvastatin) have in the product labeling that it can be taken any time during the day. However, if it's not a hardship, i would still recommend that you take your Crestor (rosuvastatin) with your evening meal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to take 20mg of crestor (rosuvastatin) after having good results with 10mg ?

Speak to your doctor: Any medication always ned to be monitored , need adjustment, speak to your doctor , the reason to increase the dose from 10 mg to 20 mg , you think you have ' good result ' may not be true , if it is will reduce the dose. ...Read more

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Crestor (rosuvastatin) 10 expering on 4- 2016 are they safe to take after that date thanks?

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

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Currently taking crestor (rosuvastatin) 20mg and wish to stop; can I simply cease to take the meds?

Currently taking crestor (rosuvastatin) 20mg and wish to stop;  can I simply  cease to take the meds?

Yes: You can safely stop Crestor (rosuvastatin) without a withdrawal reaction. However, you should talk with your physician about why you are on it and what long term benefit it might provide. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 468 bad cholesterol, i know it s really high.Im taken crestor (rosuvastatin) but still kept on going up.Pls help me.?

What to do if I have 468 bad cholesterol, i know it s really high.Im taken crestor (rosuvastatin) but still kept on going up.Pls help me.?

This is serious: It is likely that you have one of the genetic causes of hypercholesterolemia. This needs to be investigated and treated aggressively. Specialist consultation is best. ...Read more

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I take crestor (rosuvastatin) 10mg for 5years should I supplement coq10 or b12?

No proven benefits: But some people feel better with co enzyme q10 & statin use. ...Read more

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Two years after I started Lovaza, I was prescribed 10 mg Crestor (rosuvastatin). Do I still need to take the Lovaza?

Yes: If the question is if Crestor (rosuvastatin) ok to be taken while on Lovaza the answer is yes. If the question is if you still should be taking Lovaza it is all related to your last cholesterol profile and original goals of therapy. Make sure your prescriber knows all meds/ supplements you take. ...Read more

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I'm taking crestor (rosuvastatin) and my cholesterol readings are way below normal. My ratio is 2.1. I only take 10 mg daily. Is this okay?

Yes, as long as.....: Yes, low cholesterol levels due to Crestor (rosuvastatin) is perfectly fine, and actually preferable, as long as there are no side effects and no issues with the liver (due to the crestor (rosuvastatin).). ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Crestor (Definition)

Crestor is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more