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Roseday 20 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Usv Ltd
Medicine composition: Rosuvastatin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 17, 2019

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

This tablet is a drug which is used to lower the cholesterol level and fats like triglycerides. It is also used to prevent cardiovascular diseases. It belongs to a group of drugs known as “statins”. It is helpful in reducing the need for medical procedures to open blocked vessels. It reduces the blood cholesterol level thus reducing the risk of narrowing of arteries. This medication works better if it is supplemented by a proper diet and regular exercise.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Hyperlipidemia

  • Type III Hyperlipoproteinemia

  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

  • Prevention of cardiovascular diseases

  • Prevention of Stroke

  • Allergy

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

  • Pimozide

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

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

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

    This medicine 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 medicine is known to be excreted in human breast milk. It should be taken only if clearly needed.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this tablet, 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 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 Disease

    Depression

    Use with caution in adults and pediatrics with depression as it may worsen the symptoms. Close monitoring of these symptoms or any changes in the behavior is necessary. Discontinue the medicine if symptoms persist.

    Seizure disorders

    This tablet is not recommended in patients with unstable epilepsy or in patients who develops seizures for the first time.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Consumption of alcohol with Roseday 20 MG Tablet is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects of this medicine like dizziness, drowsiness.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Clarithromycin

    Use of this medicine with clarithromycin may increase the risk of QT prolongation. Inform the doctor if you experience breathlessness, dizziness after taking these medicines. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Ketoconazole

    Use of this tablet with Ketoconazole may increase the risk of QT prolongation. Inform the doctor if you experience breathlessness, dizziness after taking these medicines. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    sulfonylureas

    This tablet may increase the effect of sulfonylureas like Glimepiride. Inform the doctor if you have hypoglycemic symptoms like dizziness, headache, weakness after taking these medicines. An alternative class of medicines or dose adjustments should be made under the doctor's supervision.

    Diuretics

    This tablet may lower the blood sodium levels if coadministered with diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide or furosemide. Inform the doctor if you may have symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness after taking these medicines. Consider regular monitoring of blood pressure and sodium level.
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