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Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet

Manufactured byEMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsRosuvastatin (10 mg) + Ezetimibe (10 mg)
Description
Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is a combination of Rosuvastatin and Ezetimibe. It is used in the treatment of high blood cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) levels. Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet works by blocking the formation of bad cholesterol and fats in your body and preventing the absorption of cholesterol through your small intestine. Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet may cause side effects like headache, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and stomach pain. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or worsen. Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to it. Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food in the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor, as it may worsen your condition. Try not to skip the scheduled dose of Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet and avoid an overdose of this medicine. Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is not recommended for use in children below six years of age. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines or have other medical conditions before starting the treatment. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet

  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty or painful urination
  • Dizziness
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Cough

Uses of Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken by Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Rosuvas EZ 10 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 Rosuvas EZ 10 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 Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is unsafe for use during pregnancy as it can harm your foetus. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid taking Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Active liver disease

Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is broken down in the liver. Impaired liver function may cause the accumulation of this medicine in the body and also cause further liver damage. Hence, Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is not recommended for use if you have active liver problems.

Severe kidney impairment

Rosuvas EZ 10 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

Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is unsafe for use during pregnancy as it can harm your foetus. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Cognitive impairment

Cognitive impairment is a condition that causes a decline in mental abilities such as difficulty remembering, learning new things, focusing, or making decisions. Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet should be used with caution as it may cause cognitive impairment such as memory loss, forgetfulness, confusion, etc. However, these side effects are not serious and resolve after discontinuation of this medicine.

Use in children

Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is not recommended for use in children less than six years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism refers to a low level of thyroid hormone in your blood. Hypothyroidism may be associated with rhabdomyolysis (breakdown of muscle tissue). Hence, Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet should be used with caution if you have hypothyroidism as this medicine may further increase the risk of muscle damage.

Kidney problems

Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney problems as it may worsen your condition. Your doctor may suggest tests to regularly monitor your kidney function while you are taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Rosuvas EZ 10 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 Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet as it may lead to liver damage and other undesired effects.
Interaction with Medicine

Atazanavir

Cyclosporine

Cholestyramine

Fenofibrate

Azithromycin

Disease interactions

Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition in which there is an increase in blood sugar levels. Rosuvas EZ 10 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. Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet should be used with caution if you have rhabdomyolysis as it may further worsen your condition. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience unusual muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food. Avoid taking more or less than the prescribed dose. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor, as it may worsen your condition and lead to other complications. Take a low salt and low-fat diet and exercise regularly for better results. Consult your doctor if you experience symptoms such as 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
Rosuvas EZ 10 Tablet is a combination of Rosuvastatin and Ezetimibe. Rosuvastatin reduces the production of cholesterol from your liver. Ezetimibe works by reducing the absorption of cholesterol through your small intestine.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Statins, Cholesterol absorption inhibitors, Antihyperlipidemic combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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