Rosmi 5 MG Tablet

Manufactured byCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsRosuvastatin
Description

Rosmi 5 MG Tablet is used to reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body. It is also used in the treatment of long-term complications such as heart disease or stroke. A proper diet and regular exercise should be maintained along with taking this medicine. Moreover, this medicine is used in reducing the amount of cholesterol in children and patients between 10 to 17 years of age suffering from hypercholesterolemia (a genetic disorder).

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rosmi 5 MG Tablet

  • Muscle pain
  • Tenderness
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Blood in urine
  • Redness of the skin especially on the face and neck

Uses of Rosmi 5 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Type III Hyperlipoproteinemia
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Prevention of cardiovascular diseases
  • Prevention of Stroke
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 to 5 hours of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to rosuvastatin.

Active liver disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with active liver diseases or any abnormality in the liver function tests due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Cognitive impairment

This medicine may cause forgetfulness, memory loss, confusion, etc. in some patients. These side effects are reversible and usually disappear once the medicine is discontinued.

Altered blood sugar levels

This medicine may cause an alteration in the blood sugar levels. This risk is especially higher in patients with diabetes mellitus. Close monitoring of blood sugar levels may be necessary based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis

This medicine may cause muscle breakdown and rhabdomyolysis in some patients, a condition which can be fatal. This may cause symptoms such as severe tiredness and weakness. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with active muscle disorders. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Alcohol consumption

This medicine may cause liver and kidney injuries in patients consuming alcohol very frequently and in large quantities. Hence, consumption of alcohol should be avoided during treatment with this medicine.

Use in pediatrics

The safety and efficacy of use in children younger than 6 years have not been studied.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor 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

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Leflunomide

Atazanavir

Cyclosporine

Colchicine

Gemfibrozil

Disease interactions

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood sugar levels. Close monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Rhabdomyolysis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with rhabdomyolysis due to the increased risk of renal failure and death. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Rosmi 5 MG Tablet with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine reduces the production of cholesterol from the liver. This ultimately helps in reducing the levels of cholesterol in the blood and the risk of complications related to high levels of cholesterol in the blood.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Statins

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a603033.html

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/11976

Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 24 February 2017]. Available from:

https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database#searchname
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