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Razel 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Rosuvastatin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 26, 2019

This medication is a drug which is used to lower the cholesterol level and triglycerides in the body. It also used to prevent cardiovascular diseases. This medication belongs to a group of drugs known as “statins”.

It helps reduce the need for medical procedures to open blocked vessels. This medication reduces the blood cholesterol level thus lowering the risk of narrowing of arteries.

This medication should be stored at a temperature between 20 to 25-degree Celcius. It should be kept away from heat, moisture, and direct sunlight. Keep the drug away from the reach of the children and pets.

This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions

  • Hyperlipidemia

  • Type 3 Hyperlipoproteinemia

  • Hypertriglyceridemia

  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

A portion of the side effects caused by this medication

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for a duration of 4 to 5 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

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

    This medication should be taken by pregnant women only if clearly needed.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medication is known to excreted in human breast milk. It should be taken only if clearly needed. Monitoring of undesired effects like drowsiness is necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Razel 10 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

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

This medication 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 Disease

    This medication interacts with Diabetes and Rhabdomyolysis.
  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Consumption of alcohol with Razel 10 MG Tablet is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects of this medicine like dizziness, drowsiness.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Leflunomide, Atazanavir, Cyclosporine, Colchicine, and Gemfibrozil.
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