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Rosuvas 20mg

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Rosuvas 20mg

Product Code    :ZC741
Generic Name   : Rosuvastatin
Brand Name      : Crestor
Manufacture      : Cadila
Presentation      : pills (blister)
Delivery Days    : 10 working days


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Rosuvastatin 20mg 

Rosuvas 20mg helps treat the problem of high cholesterol and prevents heart attack & stroke.

How does Rosuvastatin 20mg tablet work?

This tablet is a medication for reducing lipid levels. It blocks an enzyme called HMG-CoA-reductase which is responsible for producing cholesterol in the body thereby reducing LDL which is bad cholesterol and triglycerides and increasing HDL which is “good” cholesterol.

What are the side effects of Rosuvastatin 20mg tablet?

  • Weakness
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea

Information from experts about Rosuvas 20mg tablet

 This tablet is effective in treating increased cholesterol. It works by reducing bad cholesterol and fats. To get the best results, combine this tablet with a low-fat diet and regular exercise.

This tablet is safe in general. But, it can result in gas, diarrhea, or an upset stomach. In case you notice such side effects, consume this tablet with meals.

Tell your physician if you notice muscle pain, muscle weakness, or fatigue. Your healthcare provider may test the function of your liver before prescribing you this tablet. He continues to test the liver function regularly after starting the treatment.

Tell your healthcare provider if you see any indications of liver-related issues like stomach pains, visibly dark urine, or yellowing of eyes & skin.

Tell your medical professional if you have the following

Diabetic patients should check their blood glucose levels regularly as this tablet can elevate the levels of blood sugar in the body.

Breastfeeding women, pregnant women, or women planning pregnancy should not take this tablet.

Dosage of Rosuvastatin 20mg

The dosage of this tablet depends on the following factors

  • Condition you are receiving treatment for
  • Your age
  • The severity of your condition
  • Your response to the first dose of this tablet

Dosage for Senior citizens (65 years and above)

In older people, the function of the kidneys is already affected due to age. This can lead to the slow working of this tablet in their body. This results in a higher quantity of medication to stay in their body for a longer period. It can result in side effects.

The doctor would start with a low dose. It will help restrict the process of accumulating more drugs in the body.


Q-Will Rosuvastatin 20mg tablet result in weight gain?

No. There is no data available that proves that this tablet can lead to weight gain. If you gain weight while taking this tablet, speak to your physician. The physician would identify the cause of weight gain.

Q-Will Rosuvas 20mg tablet cause tiredness?

Yes, this tablet can cause tiredness. It is because the tablet cuts down the supply of energy to your muscles.

Tiredness occurs after strenuous work. Fatigue is common in people with heart disease or liver disease. This tablet can damage the muscles which results in tiredness. Hence, speak to your healthcare provider if you face tiredness while taking this tablet.

 Q-Should Rosuvas 20mg tablet be taken during the night?

You can take this tablet once a day. One can take it any time during the day. You can take it in the morning/night or anytime with/without meals. Taking it at the same time every day will help you take it without fail.

Q-What foods should I stop eating while taking this tablet?

This tablet is effective in regulating blood cholesterol levels. Hence, stop eating foods high in calories. For example, fried and junk food.

Make sure you eat a low-cholesterol and low-fat diet. Try to exercise daily and follow a healthy diet advised by your dietician or doctor.

Q-How can I make out whether Rosuvas 20mg tablet is effective for me or not?

Every medicine comes with some side effects. This tablet has its benefits as it helps reduce cholesterol levels. It prevents the risk of heart stroke/ attack. A lot of studies have reported the efficacy of this tablet. Still, for any doubts speak to your physician. He will elaborate you the benefits of using this tablet and the risks that can occur by not taking it.

Q-Can this tablet results in memory loss?

In rare cases, this tablet can result in memoryless. It is not a serious thing and may arise only a day after taking this tablet. It may also take years to notice any such effect. Such symptoms may vanish within 3 weeks of stopping this tablet. You can consult a healthcare provider if you think this side effect can be because of other reasons.

Q-Can Rosuvas 20mg tablet lead to diabetes?

If you are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, then using this tablet can elevate the risk slightly. It is because this tablet tends to increase blood sugar levels slightly.

If you are a type 2 diabetic patient, the diabetologist may ask you to keep a check on your blood sugar levels for a couple of months. If you find it difficult to manage your blood sugar, tell your diabetologist about it.

Q-Is it okay to consume alcohol while taking Rosuvas 20mg tablet?

No. Do not drink alcohol while you are taking this tablet. it can increase the risk of getting liver issues.

Also, there will be a visible rise in triglyceride levels when you consume alcohol while taking this tablet. It can damage your liver and make the side effects like muscle tenderness, muscle weakness, and muscle pain turn severe.

Hence, liver patients should take this tablet only after consulting the physician. They should stop alcohol consumption while taking this medication to see more benefits.

Q-Can Rosuvastatin 20mg tablet lead to muscle injury or muscle problems?

Yes. This tablet can result in muscle injury and muscle problems. It is due to the cut down in the supply of oxygen to the muscle cells. It results in muscle pain, fatigue, muscle weakness, and tenderness.

 The soreness may be significant enough to interfere with your daily activities. Do not take it lightly and consult your doctor to know about ways to prevent this and avoid making it worse.

Do not take this tablet without a doctor’s prescription. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines you are taking for other health issues (if you have one).





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