"Crestor" is a lipid-lowering drug used for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis.
Means decreases the concentration of lipids in body fluids and tissues.
for use "Crestor" Instructions
"Crestor" is prescribed for primaryhypercholesterolemia (high blood cholesterol), when mixed hypercholesterolemia, in addition to the diet, with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia in case of failure of other treatment or in addition to it. Currently ongoing studies on the effect of the drug to reduce complications (including ischemic heart disease), lipid disorders are caused. Therapeutic effect is a week after the administration, the maximum effect is observed during 15 to 30 days after initiation of drug.
In the case of existing impaired hepatic function when predisposition to myopathy drug should be taken at an initial dose of 5 mg per day.
"Crestor" need to drink one tablet (10 mg)once a day, regardless of the meal. If necessary, one month drug dose can be increased. In severe hypercholesterolemia in case of insufficient effect of the dose of 20 mg should be taken up to 40 mg per day. "Crestor" sold in pharmacies by prescription, drug shelf life - 3 years. For information about how much medication should be checked at the pharmacy, because its price depends on the dosage and number of tablets in the package.
Contraindications, side effects "CRESTOR"
"Crestor-20" is contraindicated while receiving cyclosporin, myopathy, liver disease in the active stage,
severe impaired renal function, hypothyroidism,intolerance and lactose deficiency, predisposition to the manifestation miotoksicheskih complications, hypersensitivity to the components. "Crestor-40" is not prescribed for hypothyroidism, liver disease in the active stage, concomitantly with cyclosporine, fibrates, renal failure, moderate, excessive use of alcohol, deficiency or lactose intolerance.
"Crestor" taken with caution while the use of other drugs.
Be wary appoint "Crestor 10 ', 20, 40in sepsis, uncontrolled seizures, liver disease in the medical history of renal failure, excessive alcohol consumption, hypotension, trauma or extensive surgery, with severe metabolic, endocrine, or electrolyte disturbances.
"Crestor" generally well tolerated, in rarecases may occur one or more side effects: headache, dizziness, thyroid disorders, pancreatitis, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, pruritus, urticaria, rash, muscle pain, asthenia syndrome. In applying the "Crestor 10" violations of the musculoskeletal, urinary and central nervous system have been identified.