The drug of the statin, Rozukard, reduces blood cholesterol.
Rozukard: instructions for use
The main active ingredient Rozukarda - rosuvastatin. Mostly effect of the drug occurs in the liver - the main body for the synthesis of cholesterol. Rozukard reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad" cholesterol, and increases the level of cholesterol, "good" (HDL - high-density lipoprotein).
Within a week after the start of Rozukarda celebrated its positive therapeutic effect. Maximum improvement can be achieved by two weeks after treatment initiation Rozukardom. To achieve sustainable impact treatment should last at least one month.
Indications for use Rozukarda are:
- primary hypercholesterolemia;
- mixed dyslipidemia;
- hereditary hypercholesterolemia;
The drug is also indicated for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients at risk.
The peculiarity of the application Rozukarda is that before taking the drug the patient should begin to comply with low-calorie diet and stick to it throughout the period of treatment. According to the instructions, Rozukard may be taken at any time of the day, regardless of meals.
Dose selected individually physician with the goals and the patient's response. In most cases, the initial dose is 10 mg Rozukarda. One month later, it can be increased to 20 mg. In particularly difficult cases, prescribe 40 mg Rozukarda. The drug is contraindicated in children under the age of 10 years.
In the process of receiving Rozukarda may experience some side effects. So on his background often marked dizziness and headaches, discomfort on the part of the gastrointestinal tract, namely, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, allergic dermatitis. It is extremely rare sleep disorder, as well as inflammation of the liver - hepatitis. Side effects Rozukarda usually has a dose-dependent manner.
Contraindications to receiving Rozukarda are:
- various acute liver disease, including increased transaminases,
- kidney disease,
- receiving cyclosporine,
- pregnancy and lactation,
With the utmost care appoint patients Rozukard Asian race or older than 70 years, as well as hypothyroidism, alcoholism, treatment of fibrates and after suffering muscle disease. When receiving Rozukarda individuals with elevated levels of glucose in the blood is marked the risk of developing diabetes.
In these categories of patients before prescribing Rozukarda want to map existing risks and predictable therapeutic effect. In appointing their drug treatment is recommended in the hospital under constant medical supervision.
Before starting treatment Rozukardom warn patients of the need to inform your doctor about the appearance of muscle pain, seizures, weakness, particularly in the general malaise and hyperthermia. The decision to cancel or continued administration of the drug is taken on the basis of laboratory data.
Most patients are positive about the preparation. According to reviews, Rozukard improves mood and objective clinical data. Those patients who did not notice improvement, note that the progression of the disease stopped their condition deteriorate significantly ceased.