A healthcare provider may prescribe Crestor® (rosuvastatin calcium) oral tablets for several conditions related to heart disease, including high cholesterol and high triglycerides. Treatment with Crestor aims to lower LDL cholesterol enough to reduce the risk of developing problems related to high cholesterol, such as heart disease.
Although most people tolerate this medication well, it is not suitable for everyone. Before starting treatment with Crestor, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you may have or any other medications you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements). Some of the common side effects of this medication include nausea, constipation, and muscle pain.
Crestor comes in the form of an oral tablet and is typically taken once a day. Several strengths of Crestor oral tablets are available, including:
(Click Crestor for more detail on Crestor oral tablets, including information on how this medication works, other potential side effects, and some general precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with the medication.)