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Is 171 LDL too dangerous... I have started medication rosuvastatin 10mg once a day at night time. I do not do any exercises. Will i be okay?
Statin - Rosuvastati: 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 attack, and ischemic stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on the following medications: crestor (rosuvastatin) norvase prestiva (sp). Are these safe together?
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
Many types available: Crestor (rosuvastatin) is a "statin" medication, usually the class that is first choice in patients that need cholesterol lowering. There are 7 different statins available in the us, several generic now. In addition other classes of lipid altering agents can help when statins are not enough or not tolerated. Bile acid sequestrants, niacin, fibrates and ezetimibe (blocks cholesterol absorption). See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I safely take rosuvastatin 40mg with ecosprin 75 mg for hyperlipidemia? Other medication I'm on amlodipin 5, glimisave m2, vitD 60k, gemcal
Yes, you can, but...: That's a bad combination. You've got two sulfonylurea drugs (which will cause weight gain, and wear out the pancreas) and a very low dose of Metformin. I recommend increasing your dosage of Metformin to 2,000 mg per day--and adding Acarbose (or white kidney bean extract). If your glucose is not under control, add only as much sulfonylurea as you need. ...Read more
Sometimes i tend to sleep too much during a day. I have to take several medications during the course of the day thyroxine, crestor, (rosuvastatin) metoprolol.?
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Advice medication for both hyperlipidemia&hypertension from combination losartan 50mg+amlodipine 5mg with atorvastatin or rosuvastatin or simvastatin
Are statin drugs safe for long-term use? I take 5 mg. Crestor (rosuvastatin) 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
I been taking the drug crestor (rosuvastatin) a statian for around a week now i been noticing my heart is racing its 5 mg should I stop it?
Probably not: Crestor (rosuvastatin) in this dose does not often cause a racing heart. It might be that your heart is rented for another reason. I would check with your doctor regarding this symptom and consider wearing a 24 hour monitor. It may be that your symptoms are unrelated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clicking in shoulder joint, can the drug rosuvastatin be a cause? Been on this new drug for 3 months
Not likely. TTYD.: Clicking in the shoulder points to a rotator cuff (labrum) tear or arthritis, neither of which is common side effect of rosuvastatin or cholesterol-lowering drugs. However, talk to the prescribing doctor or use HealthTap Prime to discuss. If you have arthritis, it's important to get proper diagnosis & treatment or condition can worsen. Avoid overusing shoulder until evaluated. Good luck & thanks. ...Read more
Each time i try crestor (rosuvastatin), (rosuvastatin) within a month my ear and area leading from ear to neck hurts. When i stop crestor (rosuvastatin) it goes away. How can statin drug do this?
Statin drugs: Statin drugs all can have side effects similar to what you are experiencing. I would advise you not to take any statin drug. ...Read more
Once crestor (rosuvastatin) is no longer called for, how long does it take the body to get rid of the remnants of the drug? Ie, mind, muscles, and joints! frances
Statins and SEs: Crestor, (rosuvastatin) while a good statin drug, does have the risk of some severe side effects. Once you stop this drug you should begin to see a diminishment in the side effects within a couple of days. But, it may take five to seven days to get to a low enough blood level to be considered 'out of your system'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: Crestor’s maker suggests it should be taken whole and not be crushed, chewed, or broken. There is no reason that it cannot necessarily be crushed, aside from the coating possibly masking the drug’s medicinal taste, but do be aware upon crushing the tablet, some of the coating pieces could remain, kind of how like if you crushed M&M’s, you’d see the difference between chocolate and candy coating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much: Treatment of elevated lp(a) is a bit tough. Potent statins can mitigate the risk by lowering the ldl-cholesterol level as much as possible (below 70 mg/dl), since that particle is tied to the ldl-c molecule. Estrogen therapy in women, Niacin in both sexes, and in the future, cholesterol ester transfer protein inhibitors (if they come to market) may lower lp(a) levels. ...Read more
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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