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Rosuvastatin : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Rosuvastatin with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Rosuvastatin 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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Rosuvastatin Interactions with Food and Herbs

Fatty Foods: Fatty foods may decrease the effectiveness of the rosuvastatin in lowering cholesterol levels in the blood.

Rosuvastatin Interactions with Alcohol

Alcohol intake can increase the risk of liver damage caused by rosuvastatin.
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How to Take the Medication -

Rosuvastatin comes in the form of a tablet. It should be administered once a day on an empty stomach or with food. Follow the given instructions carefully. Don't exceed the recommended dose on your own. You should not stop taking medicine suddenly even if you feel well.
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