Rosutor-A 20/75 Capsule
Rosutor-A 20/75 Capsule is a drug which is used to lower the cholesterol level and triglycerides in the body. It also used to prevent cardiovascular diseases. It belongs to a group of drugs known as “statins”. It is helpful in reducing the need for medical procedures to open blocked vessels. It reduces the blood cholesterol level thus lowering the risk of narrowing of arteries.
This medication works better if it is supplemented by a proper diet and regular exercise. Use of this medication must be as per directed by the doctor. It is also important to take a regular dose of this medication for best results. However, if you have missed a dose, don’t try to compensate it by taking an extra dose with the next one. That is extremely harmful to the body.
It is harmful to use Rosutor-A 20/75 Capsule if you are suffering from any liver disease. Also pregnant woman or someone planning to get pregnant should not take this drug. You should also consult with your doctor regarding the intake of this drug in case you are suffering from kidney disease or undergoing dialysis.
Some other conditions that require the doctor’s clearance are, if you have or are-
Taking any prescribed medicine or diet supplements;
Any food or medicine allergies;
Consume alcohol regularly;
Suffering from any kind of muscle problems;
Low blood pressure;
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
The medicine is useful against the following conditions:
Type 3 Hyperlipoproteinemia
Common side effects of this medicine include:
Impaired Liver Function
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
The active constituent of this medicine falls under the category of selective HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, competitive in nature. The primary site of action is the liver, which is the target organ for regulating cholesterol level. This medicine works by increasing the number of LDL hepatic receptors present on the cell membrane. It also induces uptake and catabolism of LDL. lastly, it inhibits the VLDL in the liver, thereby diminishing the wholesome amount of LDL and VLDL.