"Crestor" is a lipid-lowering drug used to prevent and treat atherosclerosis.
The drug reduces the concentration of lipids in the fluids and tissues of the body.
Instructions for the use of the "Cross"
"Crestor" is prescribed for the primaryHypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol in the blood), mixed hypercholesterolemia in addition to diet, with family homozygous hypercholesterolemia in the case of ineffectiveness of another treatment or in addition to it. Currently, studies are continuing on the effect of the drug on the reduction of complications (in particular, ischemic heart disease), which are caused by lipid disorders. The therapeutic effect is manifested a week after the start of the treatment, the maximum effect is observed in the period from 15 to 30 days after the start of the drug.
In the case of existing violations of the liver in a predisposition to myopathy drug should be taken in an initial dose of 5 milligrams a day.
"Crestor" you need to drink one tablet (10 mg)Once a day, regardless of food intake. If necessary, after a month, you can increase the dose of the medicine. With a severe degree of hypercholesterolemia, in case of insufficient effect from the use of 20 mg dose, up to 40 mg of the drug per day should be taken. "Crestor" is sold in pharmacies according to the prescription of the doctor, the expiration date of the medicinal product is 3 years. Information on how much the drug costs, should be specified in the pharmacy, as the price for it depends on the dosage and the number of tablets in the package.
Contraindications, side effects of "Crestor"
"Crestor-20" is contraindicated with simultaneous administration with cyclosporine, myopathy, liver disease in the active stage,
Expressed violations of kidney function, hypothyroidism,Intolerance and deficiency of lactose, predisposition to the manifestation of myotoxic complications, increased sensitivity to components. "Crestor-40" is not prescribed for hypothyroidism, liver disease in the active stage, simultaneous reception with cyclosporine, fibrates, renal insufficiency of moderate severity, excessive use of alcohol, deficiency or lactose intolerance.
"Crestor" is taken with caution when used simultaneously with other medicines.
With caution appoint "Krestor-10", 20, 40Sepsis, uncontrolled convulsive seizures, liver disease in the medical history, kidney failure, excessive alcohol consumption, arterial hypotension, trauma or extensive surgical interventions, with severe metabolic, endocrine or electrolyte disturbances.
"Crestor" is usually well tolerated, in rareCases, one or more side effects may appear: headache, dizziness, thyroid dysfunction, pancreatitis, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, itching, urticaria, rash, muscle pain, asthenic syndrome. With the application of "Crestor-10", there were no violations from the musculoskeletal, urinary and central nervous system.