PRESCRIPTION ONLY MEDICINE. YOU WILL NEED TO SUPPLY A PRESCRIPTION WRITTEN BY A NEW ZEALAND REGISTERED DR.
WHAT IS IT USED FOR:
It lowers the bad (LDL) cholesterol and raises the good cholesterol (HDL) in the body when exercise and changes to the diet are not enough on their own. It also lowers the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
YOU MUST NOT TAKE:
If you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. If you become pregnant then stop as soon as you find out and see your doctor. Do not take while you are breastfeeding. Do not use if you have liver disease. Consult your doctor if you have any allergies to any other statin medication such as Simvastatin, Atorvastatin, Pravastatin or Fluvastatin. A personal or family history of muscle disorders. You drink regular large amounts of alcohol.
Each tablet contains Rosuvastatin. Contains Lactose.
You may experience headache, ashes or pins in your muscle, weakness or tiredness, constipation, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, skin rash itching or hives, memory loss, stiff or painful joints. Contact Dr immediately if you develop difficulty in breathing with or without swelling of the face, eyelids, lips tongue and/or throat. If you develop swelling of the face,lips tongue and or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing. If you develop severe itching of the skin with raised lumps.