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

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.

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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I was just wondering the best time for crestor (rosuvastatin)?

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 because the medication works by decreasing cholesterol synthesis which is increased during the evening hours. Other statins (lipitor, crestor) have very long half-lives (14-18 hours) and have equal effect if taken in the morning or evening.

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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 There are liver and other abnormalities which we've seen with statins that sometimes require the statin to be withdrawn.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.

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Can I take diaformin, insulin, micardis, (telmisartan) efexor and crestor at the same time?

Can I take diaformin, insulin, micardis, (telmisartan) efexor and crestor at the same time?

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". Assuming that this is a variant of 'metformin' that would lead to a very small risk of low blood sugar when mixed with insulin.

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How long do it take to see results when taking crestor 10mg daily thanks?

How long do it take to see results when taking crestor 10mg daily thanks?

Quickly: Crestor and other statins lower child quickly and results can be seen in a couple of weeks. Conversely missing 2-3 doses allows cholesterol to shoot back up.

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My crestor 10mg expire in 2017 is it ok to take them thanks they are samples?

Expired Crestor: 40 F My crestor 10mg expire in 2017 is it ok to take them thanks they are samples? ANS: most likley. It is still early in 2017. Most meds are good long after the expiration dates. Check with your Dr giving them to you.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).).

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Should I be taking coralan, crestor, (rosuvastatin) and coversyl at the same time?

Safe combination: Should not be a problem taking these 3 medications listed concomitantly. There can be some contraindications with Coralan and various other drugs so always be sure prescribing health care providers are aware of your medication regimen.

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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.

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Taking crestor 10mg samples my packs say expire 10--2017. ... is it safe to take thanks?

Taking crestor 10mg samples my packs say expire 10--2017. ... is it safe to take thanks?

They are safe: Your Crestor samples do not expire for another 4 months. They are safe to use as directed by your medical doctor.

Dr. Austina Cho
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Crestor (Definition)

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