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Crestor 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins.
Crestor 10mg Tablet is a commonly used medication and is considered safe for long-term use. It can be taken with a meal or with an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day but try to take it at the same time every day.
It is advisable to monitor your cholesterol levels frequently. This medication is just one part of the treatment programme which should also include a balanced diet, physical exercise, smoking cessation, alcohol consumption and weight loss. You can eat normally when taking this medication, but try to avoid high fat foods.
Consult your doctor if they continue or if you experience any yellowing of your eyes or repeated or unexplained muscle pain. Do not take this medication if you are pregnant or planning to be conceived.
Most side effects do not need medical attention and stop as the body responds to the medication. Consult your doctor if they continue or if you are concerned about them
Common side effects of this medication include muscle pain, fatigue, nausea, headache, and stomach pain. They are generally mild and disappear after a short time.
If you miss a dose of Crestor 10mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses within 12 hours.
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