Ezallor (Rosuvastatin) is used to help lower bad cholesterol and fats. This drug helps raise good cholesterol in the blood. Lowering bad cholesterol and raising a good one lessens the risk of heart disease. It also prevents heart attacks and strokes. This is used along with a proper diet.
Eating a proper diet like a low-fat diet and other lifestyle changes may help this drug work better. A change in lifestyle includes losing weight if overweight, exercising, and stopping smoking.
How does Ezallor (Rosuvastatin) work?
Ezallor (Rosuvastatin) works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body. It is to lessen the amount of cholesterol that may build up on the walls of the arteries. This medication also blocks the blood flow to the brain, heart, and other parts of the body.
This drug may take 2 to 4 weeks to take effect. It is after you start taking this medication.
Why use Ezallor (Rosuvastatin)?
Ezallor (Rosuvastatin) belongs to the group of medications known as ‘statins’. This product has Rosuvastatin as an active ingredient. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent. It is also slightly soluble in water and methanol, off-white to light yellow powder. This medicine comes as a capsule for oral use. This is available in the strengths of 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg.
How to use Ezallor (Rosuvastatin)?
This medication is to be taken by mouth with a full glass of water. It is usually taken once a day. You may take it with or without food. To help you remember, take it at the same time every day. The dosage is based on your condition and response to the treatment.
If you are taking a type of antacid, take it at least 2 hours after this medication. Follow the prescription of your doctor very carefully.
What are the side-effects of Ezallor (Rosuvastatin)?
- Muscle pain
- Abdominal pain
Call for medical help if there are signs of an allergic reaction:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of your face, tongue, throat, or lips
Warnings and Precautions
- Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or if you have any allergies.
- This is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
- Limit alcoholic beverages. Daily use of alcohol may increase your risk for liver problems especially when combined with this drug.
- Do not share this with others who have the same symptoms as yours.
- Keep this away from the reach of children.