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Can someone with essential thrombositosis. And high cholesterol (275) take crestor (rosuvastatin)? And what could happen?
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Dr. Joseph De santi
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Lots of Lipids
I am unaware of a specific contraindication to the use of Crestor (rosuvastatin) or any anti-lipidemic medication for that matter, in patients with essential thrombocytosis.
There is also no specific drug-drug interaction with Hydroxyurea (often used to treat this condition) and crestor (rosuvastatin). Achieving better cholesterol control to manage a higher cardiovascular risk while having this disorder may be a good idea.

In brief: Lots of Lipids
I am unaware of a specific contraindication to the use of Crestor (rosuvastatin) or any anti-lipidemic medication for that matter, in patients with essential thrombocytosis.
There is also no specific drug-drug interaction with Hydroxyurea (often used to treat this condition) and crestor (rosuvastatin). Achieving better cholesterol control to manage a higher cardiovascular risk while having this disorder may be a good idea.
Dr. Joseph De santi
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Dr. Allen Fein
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Should be ok, BUT...
There should be no problem adding crestor, (rosuvastatin) one of the most effective statins, into your fight to lower your very high cholesterol.
Any concern about any new medication's effect on your high platelet count, can be easily addressed by periodic blood counts. Read these two books about ultra healthy eating: the engine 2 diet, and eat to live. Plant/fruit based nutrition is likely to help you out!

In brief: Should be ok, BUT...
There should be no problem adding crestor, (rosuvastatin) one of the most effective statins, into your fight to lower your very high cholesterol.
Any concern about any new medication's effect on your high platelet count, can be easily addressed by periodic blood counts. Read these two books about ultra healthy eating: the engine 2 diet, and eat to live. Plant/fruit based nutrition is likely to help you out!
Dr. Allen Fein
Dr. Allen Fein
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