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Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Rosuvastatin,fenofibrate

Manufacturer : SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 240
Price :204
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Introduction to Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

Rosuvas F 5mg tablet is a combination of two active ingredients rosuvastatin and fenofibrate, which are used to treat high cholesterol and lowers the triglyceride levels in the blood. These drugs mainly help to reduce the risk of cardiac-related diseases.

This medication is contraindicated in patients with a history of gallbladder disease including gallstones. It should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment, as it may cause kidney damage. Also, it should be avoided by those who have a known hypersensitivity to any of the other ingredients in the tablet. Inform your physician if you are planning for pregnancy before initiating the treatment. Avoid getting pregnant and breastfeeding during the treatment. Use effective contraception to avoid pregnancy, as it can harm the developing fetus or nursing infant.

Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, severe respiratory failure, thyroid problems, continuous muscle pain (such as myopathy or rhabdomyolysis), or if you are drinking heavy amounts of alcohol regularly before starting treatment with Rosuvas F 5mg tablet, because it may increase the triglyceride levels in the blood and do not take it unless prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to take a low-cholesterol diet and do regular exercises while taking this medication. 


Uses of Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

  • Hyperlipidaemia

Therapeutic Effects of Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

Rosuvas F 5mg tablet works by reducing low density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. It works by slowing down the production of cholesterol, thereby lowering the blood cholesterol levels. By activating the lipoprotein lipase enzyme, the other drug reduces the levels of triglycerides in the blood and thereby lowers the risk of other complications associated with high triglyceride levels. Together, these two medications can help improve lipid profiles and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.


Interaction of Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vaccinations, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications interact with Rosuvas F 5mg tablet and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

  • Store Rosuvas F 5mg tablet at room temperature (20°C to 25°C).
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets.

How to consume Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

It is an orally available prescription drug. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of Rosuvas F 5mg tablet based on the disease condition and other factors. Always take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not chew, crush, or break the tablet. Swallow the whole tablet with water.


Safety Advices for Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Do not take Rosuvas F 5mg tablet if you are pregnant because this may harm the unborn baby. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning to get pregnant during the treatment. Use effective contraception during the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

Breastfeeding is not recommended in patients taking Rosuvas F 5mg tablet because the medicine passes into the breast milk in small amounts and may harm your baby. Do not breastfeed during the treatment.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Rosuvas F 5mg tablet is safe to be administered in patients with lung diseases. Inform your physician if you have any lung diseases before initiating the therapy.

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Liver

  

Rosuvas F 5mg tablet should be cautiously used in patients with severe liver diseases. Dose adjustments are necessary. Inform your physician if you have liver problems before initiating the therapy.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rosuvas F 5mg tablet. Please consult your doctor.

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Driving

  

It is not known whether Rosuvas F 5mg tablet alters the ability to drive or operate heavy machinery.


Side Effects of Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious 

  • Severe allergic reactions (Rashes, blisters, and itching on the skin, breathing difficulty, swelling on the face, lips, tongue, throat, ulcers of mouth, throat, nose, genitals and eyes, etc).

Common

  • Headache
  • Stomach ache
  • Feeling sick
  • Muscle pain
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness

Word of Advice

It is highly advised to avoid foods that are high in fat like red meat (beef, lamb, and pork), butter, cheese, sugary drinks, fried foods, and junk foods. Limit your intake of alcohol while taking Rosuvas F 5mg tablet, as alcohol can increase your triglyceride levels. A healthy low-fat diet is recommended such as omega-3 fatty acids, which can help to reduce the cholesterol in the blood. Always include foods that are high in nutrients which include berries, apples, broccoli, brown rice, and tofu. If you vomit after taking the medicine, do not take an extra dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. Your doctor may do lab tests to check the therapy's effectiveness or monitor the unwanted side effects.


FAQs

Q 1. Whether Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet can cause kidney damage?

Yes, Rosuvas F 5mg tablet can cause kidney damage, so it should be avoided in patients with severe kidney failure or impaired kidney function. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of kidney damage. These symptoms may include swelling in your legs or feet, decreased urine output, and difficulty breathing.

Q 2. What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking Rosuvas F 5mg tablet?

Inform your physician about all your past medical and medication history, including over-the-counter medicines, and nutritional or vitamin supplements before taking Rosuvas F 5mg tablet.

Q 3. How long do I have to take Rosuvas F 5mg tablet?

The duration of your treatment depends on your disease condition and severity. Your doctor will decide your dose, and duration of your treatment.

Q 4. Is Rosuvas F 5mg tablet safe to use during pregnancy?

No, Rosuvas F 5mg tablet is not safe to use during pregnancy. Do not take this tablet if you are pregnant. Inform your doctor immediately if you get pregnant while using this medication.

Q 5. I missed my regular dose of Rosuvas F 5mg tablet. What should I do?

If you forget your normal dose of Rosuvas F 5mg tablet, then take your dose at the next scheduled time. Do not double the dose to compensate for the dose you missed.


Fact Box of Rosuvas F 5mg Tablet

Molecule name: Rosuvastatin+Fenofibrate

Therapeutic class:  Antihyperlipidemic

Pharmacological class: 

1. Rosuvastatin- Statins

2. Fenofibrate- Fibric acid derivatives

Indications: 

Hyperlipidaemia


References

  1. AstraZeneca UK Ltd, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on July 2022] [Accessed on 20th April 2023],  https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6779.pdf
  2. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Europe Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on October 2021] [Accessed on 20th April 2023],  https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.9971.pdf
  3. Zentiva Pharma UK Limited, , Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on June 2022] [Accessed on 20th April 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8870.pdf
  4. Goodman & Gilman’s Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 13th Edition, 2018, 905-909.

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