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Crestor® (rosuvastatin calcium)



 
Is CRESTOR Right for You?

Is CRESTOR Right for You?

When diet and exercise alone aren’t enough, adding CRESTOR® (rosuvastatin calcium) can help. In adults, CRESTOR, along with diet, helps lower cholesterol and slow the progression of (video)atherosclerosis, (video)plaque buildup in your (glossary term)arteries over time.

But CRESTOR may not be right for everyone.
Review the lists below to see some of the reasons why CRESTOR may or may not be a good fit for some people, and then make an appointment with your doctor to find out if CRESTOR is right for you.

Do not take CRESTOR if you

Before taking CRESTOR, tell your doctor if you:

Tell your doctor about all medicines you take or plan to take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Some medicines may interact with CRESTOR, causing side effects. It is particularly important to tell your doctor if you are taking or plan to take medicines for



Please see full Prescribing Information for CRESTOR
http://www.astrazeneca-us.com/cgi-bin/az_pi.cgi?product=crestor&country=us&popup=no

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.FDA.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

CRESTOR is licensed from SHIONOGI & CO, LTD, Osaka, Japan.



Artery or arteries
Arteries are relatively thick-walled blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the rest of the body. They play a major role in the function of the cardiovascular system.