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Crevast 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Eris Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Rosuvastatin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: June 19, 2019

Crevast is a drug which is used to lower the cholesterol and triglycerides levels in the body. It also helps in treating cardiovascular diseases. This medication belongs to a group of drugs known as 'statins'. It is helpful in reducing the need for medical procedures to open blocked vessels. This drug reduces the blood cholesterol level thus lowering the risk of narrowing of arteries.

It must be used as directed by the doctor. For best results, It is also important to take a regular dose of this medication. However, if you have missed a dose, don’t try to compensate it by taking an extra dose with the next one. It is harmful to use this tablet if you are suffering from any liver disease.

Also pregnant woman or someone planning to get pregnant should not take this drug. You should also consult with your doctor regarding the intake of this drug in case you are suffering from kidney disease or undergoing dialysis.

Some other conditions that require the doctor’s clearance are: if you are taking any prescribed medicine or diet supplements; if you have any food or medicine allergies; if you consume alcohol regularly; if you are suffering from any kind of muscle problems; if you have low blood pressure; if you have diabetes etc.

  • Hyperlipidemia

  • Hypertriglyceridemia

  • Type 3 Hyperlipoproteinemia

  • Stroke

  • Gastrointestinal Discomfort

  • Headache

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Impaired Liver Function

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this tablet lasts for a duration of 2 to 3 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this Crevast tablet can be observed in 5 hours after multiple dosing.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Consult your doctor before consuming this medication if you are a pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding women, you must consult the doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Crevast tablet is a selective and competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase, the rate-limiting enzyme that converts 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A to mevalonate, a precursor for cholesterol. The primary site of action of rosuvastatin is the liver, the target organ for cholesterol lowering. Rosuvastatin increases the number of hepatic LDL receptors on the cell-surface, enhancing uptake and catabolism of LDL and it inhibits the hepatic synthesis of VLDL, thereby reducing the total number of VLDL and LDL particles.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Fibrate class of drugs, a lower dose of this medicine is advisable.
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