CRESTOR® (rosuvastatin calcium) is available in four doses: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg.
CRESTOR5 mg Once daily
CRESTOR10 mg Once daily
CRESTOR20 mg Once daily
CRESTOR40 mg Once daily(Tablets shown not actual size)
Your dosage of CRESTOR may vary since your doctor will consider your medical history and therapy goal when writing your prescription.
CRESTOR can be taken with or without food at any time of the day. The tablet should be swallowed whole. Do not take 2 doses of CRESTOR within 12 hours of each other.
On follow-up visits, your doctor may choose to adjust your dosage. Use the chart above to help identify your dose. And of course, if you have any questions, always ask your doctor or pharmacist.
CRESTOR may not be right for everyone. It's always important to know the risks of taking a cholesterol medication.
Talk to your doctor about prescription CRESTOR.
When diet and exercise alone aren't enough to lower cholesterol, adding CRESTOR can help.
In adults, CRESTOR is prescribed along with diet to lower high cholesterol and to slow plaque buildup in arteries as part of a treatment plan to lower cholesterol to goal.
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The information on this Web site should not take the place of talking with your doctor or health care professional. If you have any questions about your condition, or if you would like more information about CRESTOR, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Only you and your health care professional can decide if CRESTOR is right for you.