Crevast-F 10 Tablet
Crevast-F10 Tablet is a combination of Rosuvastatin and Fenofibrate. It is a medicine used in the treatment of high blood cholesterol and triglyceride (fats) levels. This medicine works by blocking the production of unhealthy fats in your body. Thus, it also prevents the risk of heart problems and stroke (a condition that causes reduced oxygen supply to the brain).
Crevast-F10 Tablet has some side effects like headache, nausea, vomiting, weakness, joint pain, muscle pain, and stomach pain. These side effects are mild and may subside by themselves. Consult your doctor if these side effects last for a long time or worsen. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause liver damage.
Crevast-F10 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. Avoid discontinuing this medicine without consulting your doctor as it may increase the lipid (fat) levels in your body.
Crevast-F10 Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Avoid taking this medicine if you have severe kidney problems, pre-existing liver conditions, or gallbladder conditions such as gallstones (solid deposits that develop in your gallbladder). Use this medicine with caution if you have diabetes or hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormone in the body).
Crevast-F10 Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding.
List of substitutes for Crevast-F10 Tablet
Rozucor F LS Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Major & minor side effects for Crevast-F10 Tablet
Blood in urine
Chills and fever
Itching and skin rash
Nausea and Vomiting
Uses of Crevast-F10 Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Hyperlipidaemia refers to a high level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides (type of fats) in your blood. Crevast-F10 Tablet is used in the treatment of hyperlipidaemia.
Prevention of heart attack and stroke
A high level of fats circulating in your blood may deposit in your blood vessels and increase the risk of heart problems. Hence, Crevast-F10 Tablet is used to prevent the risk of heart attack and stroke (a condition that occurs due to insufficient blood supply to your brain).
When not to use?
Avoid taking Crevast-F10 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.
Crevast-F10 Tablet may cause abnormal liver function, swelling of the liver, and liver damage. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use if you have pre-existing liver problems as it may further worsen your condition.
Severe kidney disease
Crevast-F10 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.
Crevast-F10 Tablet is not recommended for use if you have any conditions affecting your gallbladder such as gallstones (solid deposits that develop in your gallbladder, a small pouch that stores bile produced by the liver). This medicine may further increase the risk of gallstones due to increased excretion of cholesterol into the bile (a fluid produced in the liver that helps in digestion).
Warnings for special population
Crevast-F10 Tablet is unsafe for use during pregnancy as it can harm your foetus.
Crevast-F10 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Hence, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Use in children
Crevast-F10 Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established.
Crevast-F10 Tablet should be used with caution as it may cause a mild to moderate decrease of haemoglobin (an iron-containing protein responsible for carrying oxygen), haematocrit (blood test done to measure the proportion of red blood cells in the blood), and white blood cell levels.
Use in elderly
Crevast-F10 Tablet should be used with caution in elderly people as it may increase the risk of kidney damage and serious side effects.
Hypothyroidism refers to a low level of thyroid hormone in your blood. Hypothyroidism may be associated with rhabdomyolysis (breakdown of muscle tissue). Hence, Crevast-F10 Tablet should be used with caution if you have hypothyroidism as this medicine may further increase the risk of muscle damage.
Crevast-F10 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.
Increase in serum creatinine levels
Creatinine is a waste substance that your kidneys normally eliminate from the body. Any change in the creatinine levels in the blood indicates kidney damage. Crevast-F10 Tablet should be used with caution as it may cause an increase in the creatinine levels in your blood. Hence, your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your kidney function during treatment with this medicine.
Try not to skip the dose of Crevast-F10 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.
Seek emergency medical treatment in case you suspect Crevast-F10 Tablet 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
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Crevast-F10 Tablet as it may lead to liver damage and other undesired effects.
Interaction with Medicine
Crevast-F10 Tablet should be used with caution if you have diabetes as this medicine may alter the blood sugar levels. Therefore, regularly monitor your blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.
Rhabdomyolysis is a serious condition caused by the breakdown of muscle tissues. It may lead to complications such as kidney damage. Crevast-F10 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.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Take Crevast-F10 Tablet with or without food as instructed by your doctor. Do not break, chew or crush the tablet.
For the ease of remembering, take this medicine at the same time every day.
Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause an increase in blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
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 Crevast-F10 Tablet as it may increase the risk of side effects.
Your doctor may suggest periodic blood tests to check your lipid (fat) levels and other blood components while taking this medicine.