What is Rosulip?
Rosulip works by increasing the levels of “good” cholesterol (high density lipoprotein or HDL) while also decreasing the levels of “bad” cholesterol (low density lipoprotein or LDL). The active ingredient rosuvastatin belongs to a class of medications called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors (statins). The medication should be used along with a proper exercise regime, diet and other lifestyle changes to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, angina and other heart complications.
How is Rosulip used?
Rosulip should be taken as directed by a doctor, usually once per day. It can be taken with or without food but should be taken with a full glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct length of treatment and dosage as it will depend on the patient’s condition and their response to the therapy. Do not discontinue the medication without consulting a doctor as abruptly stopping the treatment may cause the body to create bad cholesterol again.
Rosulip may cause unwanted side effects such as:
- Stomach pain
- Muscle aches
- Joint pain
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Excessive fatigue
- Dark colored urine
- Sleep disturbances
- Cold or flu like symptoms
- Mental or mood changes
- Memory problems
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Rosulip is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.