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Is crestor (rosuvastatin) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

Acoording to the physician desk reference(pdr), the use of Crestor (rosuvastatin) is not recommended for pregnancy or nursing mothers.

In brief: No

Acoording to the physician desk reference(pdr), the use of Crestor (rosuvastatin) is not recommended for pregnancy or nursing mothers.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Since lipid metabolism is necessary for proper fetal development all statin drugs are considered category x, contraindicated during pregnancy.
They are considered less toxic during breast feeding but are still not recomended.

In brief: No

Since lipid metabolism is necessary for proper fetal development all statin drugs are considered category x, contraindicated during pregnancy.
They are considered less toxic during breast feeding but are still not recomended.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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