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Rosafe 5 Tablet

Manufactured byBeats Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsRosuvastatin
Description
Rosafe 5 Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of high blood cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) levels. This medicine works by blocking the production of unhealthy fats in your body and prevents the risk of heart problems and stroke (a condition that causes reduced oxygen supply to the brain). Rosafe 5 Tablet has some side effects like nausea, weakness, muscle pain, stomach pain, etc. These side effects are mild and may subside by themselves. Consult your doctor if these side effects last for a long time or worsen. Rosafe 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food. Take the dose as directed by your doctor. Take it regularly at the same time for the ease of remembering. Avoid taking more than the recommended dose. Your doctor may suggest tests to regularly monitor your lipid profiles (fat levels in the blood) to make sure the medicine is working properly. Rosafe 5 Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Avoid taking this medicine if you have liver problems. Use this medicine with caution if you have diabetes, hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormone in the body), or kidney problems. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicine as they may interact with this medicine and cause undesired effects. Rosafe 5 Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 6 years of age as the safety and efficacy data is not available. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rosafe 5 Tablet

  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Difficulty or painful urination
  • Dark coloured urine
  • Dizziness

Uses of Rosafe 5 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Prevention of heart Attack
  • Prevention of stroke
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time at which Rosafe 5 Tablet starts its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Rosafe 5 Tablet remains active in your body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Rosafe 5 Tablet as it may lead to liver damage and other undesired effects.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported for Rosafe 5 Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Rosafe 5 Tablet is unsafe for use during pregnancy as it can harm your foetus.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Rosafe 5 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Hence, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid taking Rosafe 5 Tablet if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Active liver disease

Rosafe 5 Tablet is broken down in your liver. Hence, this medicine is not recommended if you have pre-existing liver problems as it may lead to the accumulation of Rosafe 5 Tablet in your blood and increase the risk of side effects. It may also cause further liver damage.

Severe kidney impairment

Rosafe 5 Tablet is not recommended for use if you have severely impaired kidneys as a damaged kidney will not filter the medicine completely out of your body, leading to toxicity.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Rosafe 5 Tablet is unsafe for use during pregnancy as it can harm your foetus.

Breast-feeding

Rosafe 5 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Hence, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Use in children

Rosafe 5 Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 6 years of age as the safety and efficacy data is not available.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism refers to a low level of thyroid hormone in your blood. Hypothyroidism may be associated with rhabdomyolysis (breakdown of muscle tissue). Hence, Rosafe 5 Tablet should be used with caution if you have hypothyroidism as this medicine may further increase the risk of muscle damage.

Kidney problems

Rosafe 5 Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney problems as it may worsen your health condition. A high dose of this medicine used for a prolonged time may increase the risk of side effects. Your doctor may suggest tests to regularly monitor your kidney function while you are taking this medicine.

Cognitive impairment

Rosafe 5 Tablet should be used with caution if you have cognitive impairment (a condition that causes a decline in mental abilities like memory and thinking skills). This medicine may cause memory loss, forgetfulness, confusion, etc. However, these side effects are not serious and resolve after discontinuation of this medicine.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Rosafe 5 Tablet. In case you missed a dose, take it immediately. However, if the delay is more than 12 hours, skip the dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Rosafe 5 Tablet. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Rosafe 5 Tablet as it may lead to liver damage and other undesired effects.
Interaction with Medicine

Leflunomide

Atazanavir

Cyclosporine

Gemfibrozil

Antacids containing calcium/magnesium/aluminum

Warfarin

Disease interactions

Diabetes

Rosafe 5 Tablet should be used with caution if you have diabetes as this medicine may alter the blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.

Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis is a serious condition caused by the breakdown of muscle tissues. It may lead to complications such as kidney damage. Rosafe 5 Tablet should be used with caution if you have rhabdomyolysis as it may further worsen your condition. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any unusual muscle pain, tenderness or weakness.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Rosafe 5 Tablet with or without food as instructed by your doctor. Avoid taking more or less than the prescribed dose. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Take a low salt and low-fat diet and exercise regularly for better results. Consult your doctor if you experience symptoms like unusual muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness. Avoid consuming alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it may increase the risk of side effects.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
Rosafe 5 Tablet reduces the production of cholesterol in your liver and helps to lower cholesterol levels in your blood. It further reduces the risk of complications related to high levels of cholesterol.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Statins, Antihyperlipidaemic agents

Schedule

Schedule H

Medicines.org.uk. 2021. Rosuvastatin 20 mg film-coated tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc). [online] Available at: < [Accessed 9 July 2021].

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Accessdata.fda.gov. 2021. [online] Available at: < [Accessed 9 July 2021].

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2010/021366s016lbl.pdf>
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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Oct 2021

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