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Drug information on Yogaros-5 (5mg) (Rosuvastatin) from Higlance Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

Yogaros-5 (5mg)

  Tablet  
Higlance Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Rosuvastatin
 93.00
5mg
15 Tablets

Drug Name : Rosuvastatin

Rosuvastatin(Crestor) generic Yogaros-5 (5mg) is used to reduce the cholesterol in patients with obesity problem. It is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). It slows the production of cholesterol in the body.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Yogaros-5 (5mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Yogaros-5 (5mg)

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, tingling, lack of energy, sleeplessness, depression.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation

  Miscellaneous: Muscle pain, chest pain, swelling of tissues, skin rash, , protein in urine.

  Musculoskeletal: Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Initial: The recommended dose is 5 to10 mg/day may increase slowly to 20 mg/day if needed. Max: 40 mg/day.

How to use Yogaros-5 (5mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with or without food.

When is Yogaros-5 (5mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with liver disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding; hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Yogaros-5 (5mg)

Not to be used in patient with acute, serious condition suggestive of muscular diseases(myopathy) or predisposing to the development of kidney failure secondary to rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle(rhabdomyolysis) e.g. sepsis, hypotension, major surgery, trauma, severe metabolic, endocrine and electrolyte disorders or uncontrolled seizures.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease and alcoholism.

• Discontinue treatment if there is marked or persistent increase in serum aminotransferase concentrations, significant increase in creatinine phosphokinase or evidence of muscular diseases.

Monitor liver function regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Yogaros-5 (5mg)

Avoid changing dosage with out consulting health care providers.
Monitor liver function, kidney function, and cholesterol level in blood regularly.

Storage Conditions for Yogaros-5 (5mg)

Store it at room temperature(20-25°C).

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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