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Crestor® (rosuvastatin calcium)



 

About CRESTOR

CRESTOR® (rosuvastatin calcium) is a prescription drug belonging to a group of medicines
—called (glossary term)statins—that are used to treat high cholesterol. When diet and exercise alone aren’t enough, adding CRESTOR can help. CRESTOR, along with diet, is proven to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol. It’s also FDA approved to slow plaque buildup in arteries as part of a treatment plan to lower cholesterol to goal.



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.



Statin
A type of drug used to reduce levels of bad (LDL) cholesterol in the blood. Statins block a substance (an enzyme) in the liver, causing the liver to make less cholesterol. Statins may also help the liver absorb and breakdown cholesterol already in the blood.