Rosgen 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It’s used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart condition. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that builds up in your blood vessels and causes narrowing, which can cause a heart attack or stroke.
Rosgen 20 Tablet is a widely prescribed medicine and is considered safe for long-term use. It is often taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You’ll take it at any time of the day but attempt to take it at an equivalent time every day. Most people with high cholesterol don't feel ill, but stopping your medicine may increase your cholesterol levels, making your condition worse and increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.
It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly. This medicine is only one a part of the treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake, and weight reduction. You’ll eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.
Common side effects of this medicine include muscle pain, weakness, nausea, headache, and stomach pain. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you notice any yellowing of your eyes or get repeated or unexplained muscle pains.
This medicine should not be used in conditions like disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine because it may harm the developing baby. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood glucose levels while taking this medicine, because it may lead to a rise in blood sugar levels.
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Rosgen 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called statins. It works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer.
Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rosgen 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Rosgen 20 Tablet is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required by the body to make cholesterol, thereby lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides and raising "good" cholesterol (HDL)..