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Lipirose 10 MG Tablet 10

Lipirose 10 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 67.00

    Uses :

    Rosuvastatin is used for the treatment of high cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and triglycerides. Rosuvastatin is used to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, or other heart complications in the patients who are at an increased risk.

    Mode of drug action

    Rosuvastatin belongs to the class of lipid-lowering agents (statins). It works by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, the enzyme used in cholesterol synthesis. It enhances the catabolism of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and thus lowers the blood lipid levels. Rosuvastatin medication also increases the levels of HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).

    What are the common side effects?

    Rosuvastatin side effects include memory loss, confusion, joint pain, constipation, dizziness, depression, headache, cough, dry or a sore throat, runny nose, swollen glands in the neck, stomach pain, and insomnia.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients suffering from active liver diseases should not take Lipirose tablet.

    • Do not take other cholesterol-lowering medications while on Lipirose medication.

    • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use Lipirose drug.

    • Individuals with kidney or thyroid disorder should not use Lipirose drug unless prescribed by the doctor.

    • The drug should not be taken with alcohol as it increases the severity of the side effects such as dizziness.

    • Avoid performing activities that require alertness such as driving.

    • Lipirose medicine should not be used by the patients who are allergic to any of its ingredients.

    • The medication should be stored at room temperature (25°c) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I take rosuvastatin and antacid simultaneously? No. Do not take the antacids, such as magnesium, for at least two hours before and after taking rosuvastatin.

    2. How should I take the drug? You must take the drug as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take smaller or larger amounts or for a longer period than recommended.

    3. Can I use vitamin supplements or herbal products while taking rosuvastatin? You must discuss with your physician before taking any other medications while on rosuvastatin therapy.

    4. Is rosuvastatin used for treatment of lowering blood cholesterol levels? Yes. Rosuvastatin inhibits the cholesterol synthesis, and thereby lowers the cholesterol levels in the blood.

    5. What is the rosuvastatin dosage for cholesterol treatment? The usual dosage of rosuvastatin is 10 to 20 mg/day. However, you must take the dose as prescribed by the physician.

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