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Crestor (Rosuvastatin)

Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaTurkey5 mg84$130.00
Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaCanada5 mg90$199.00
Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaIndia5 mg90$135.00
Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaTurkey10 mg84$152.00
Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaTurkey20 mg84$165.00
Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaTurkey40 mg84$189.00
Prescription Medication Crestor AstraZenecaCanada40 mg90$221.00
Prescription Medication Rosuvastatin GenericCanada5 mg100$57.00
Prescription Medication Rosuvastatin GenericCanada10 mg100$105.00
Prescription Medication Rosuvastatin GenericCanada20 mg100$127.00
Prescription Medication Rosuvastatin GenericCanada40 mg100$134.00

Crestor Information
You can purchase Crestor and other cholesterol medications through We currently have the brand from Canada, India and Turkey manufactured by AstraZeneca. The generic Rosuvastatin comes from Canada and is manufactured by Sandoz or Cobalt or Mylan. We may sometimes stock other generic Rosuvastatin also known as Rosulip (manufactured by Cipla in India), Vrestor (manufactured by Centurion Labs in India). Crestor dosages range from 5mg - 40mg tablets. Our customers can also purchase Lipitor, Mevacor, Pravachol, Tricor, and Zocor.

Product Details
Crestor is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of cholesterol. It is also used to lower triglycerides in the blood. The active ingredient in Rosuvastatin is HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitor, also known as “statin”. Statins work by reducing the levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. In addition, this medication increases the amount of good cholesterol. These actions help to keep cholesterol levels under control. This in turn helps to lower the risk of stroke and heart conditions in patients who are diabetic or who have heart disease. The starting dose for most adults is 5 mg. Crestor can be used in adults and children over 10 years old.

The possible Crestor side effects include constipation, headache, itching, joint pain, loss of appetite, mild muscle pain, nausea, and stomach pain. The serious Crestor side effects include:
• Dark urine, clay-colored stools;
• Fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine;
• Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
• Swelling, weight gain, urinating less than usual or not at all;
• Unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness

Before you start using this medication, inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions such as diabetes, history of kidney or liver disease, thyroid disorder, or if you drink more than 2 alcoholic beverages daily. Certain medications may increase the risk of medical problems if taking together with Crestor. Examples include cyclosporine, gemfibrozil, drugs that contain niacin, some HIV medications. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should not take Crestor.

Questions and Answers
1. Does Crestor increase sunlight sensitivity?
Answer: Crestor is a statin drug used to reduce cholesterol. It has been reported that it can cause sensitivity to sunlight. It is advised that you do not stay out in the sun too long while taking Crestor. Also you should avoid sun lamp or other artificial sunlight.

2. Can Crestor cause weight loss?
Answer: Most people had the weight gain side effect. Unexplained weight loss maybe a very uncommon side effect of taking Crestor. Weight loss has been reported by people with anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, and stress.

Reference Links
Rosuvastatin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crestor - Cholesterol medicines and drugs - NHS Choices
Controlling Cholesterol With Life's Simple 7 Infographic

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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