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What is Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate used for?

Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate is an oral medication indicated as an adjunct to diet to treat mixed dyslipidemia, hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?

The dosage of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?

It may be noted that drug other than that listed above may also interact with Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate can interact with oral anticoagulants.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?

Like other medicines, Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate can cause side effects such as headache, abdominal pain, back pain, constipation, diarrhea, and nausea. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?

Is it possible for me to take Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?
What are the possible drug interactions of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate?
How will Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate work in my body?
How should Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate drug interactions and side effects?


The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Rosuvastatin–Fenofibrate is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.


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