Crestor Precautions and Warnings

Before starting treatment, make sure you understand the precautions and warnings with Crestor. For example, it's important to consult with your physician if you have certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease, liver disease, or any allergies. Additional precautions include avoiding the drug if you are pregnant; telling your healthcare provider if you drink alcohol frequently; and seeking medical attention right away if you develop muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Crestor?

Before taking Crestor®, you should talk to your healthcare provider if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • Undergoing a procedure or surgery in the near future
  • Of Asian descent
  • Drinking alcohol frequently.
It's also important for your healthcare provider to know if you've had a heart attack or stroke.
As you talk with your healthcare provider, be sure to discuss all the medicines you may already be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, antacids, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Finally, once you are taking Crestor, be sure to contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness -- especially if you have body aches or a fever as well. These could be warning signs of serious Crestor side effects.
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