What is Crestor?
Crestor (rosuvastatin) belongs to a a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or statins. It reduces levels of bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while enhancing levels of good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL).
Who can use Crestor?
Crestor is safe for consumption by adults and children who are at least 8 years old to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (types of fat) in the blood and to slow the build-up of plaque (fatty deposits) in your blood vessels
What is Crestor used for?
Crestor is used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and certain other heart complications in men 50 years and older and women 60 years and older who have risk factors for heart disease.
How should be Crestor Consumed?
Keep using this medicine as directed, even if you feel well. High cholesterol usually has no symptoms. Hence, take Crestor on a long-term basis as directed by the doctor.
What should be avoided while consuming Crestor?
Avoid consuming foods high in fat or cholesterol. Crestor shall not be as effective in lowering cholesterol if a proper cholesterol-lowering diet plan is followed.