Rozavel F 5 Tablet is a combination of two lipids (fat) lowering medicines. It is used to lower the levels of lipids known as cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when lifestyle changes (eg. low-fat diet) on their own have failed. This medicine helps to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Rozavel F 5 Tablet can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. You can take it at any time of the day but try to take it at the same time each day. This will help you remember to take it. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depending on your lipid levels and how you respond to this medicine. Most people with high cholesterol and triglyceride do not feel ill, but stopping your medicine may increase your lipid levels, making your condition worse and increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.
It is important to have your cholesterol and triglyceride levels (lipid profile) checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy low-fat diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake, and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.
Nausea, stomach pain, constipation, headache, flatulence (excessive gas), and muscle pain are some of the common side effects of this medicine. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you notice any yellowing of your eyes, unusual bleeding or bruising, or get repeated, severe, or unexplained muscle pains. You may be advised to get your liver function tested periodically while taking this medicine.
This medicine should not be used in conditions such as liver disease (eg. abnormal blood tests for liver function, persistent yellowness of eyes, etc.). Earlier taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney-related problems or if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar levels while taking this medicine, as it may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Warning & Precautions:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rozavel F 5 Tablet.
Rozavel F 5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Perceivek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
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Rozavel F 5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Rozavel F 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Rozavel F 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rozavel F 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Employ of Rozavel F 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rozavel F 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rozavel F 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Employ of Rozavel F 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Q. Can the use of Rozavel F 5 Tablet cause liver damage?
Rozavel F 5 Tablet contains Rosuvastatin and Fenofibrate. A very rare (1 in 10000 patient) side effect of this medicine is liver damage. Employ of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal liver enzymes.
Q. Can the use of Rozavel F 5 Tablet cause muscle pain?
Affirmative, Rozavel F 5 Tablet may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Communicate to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.
Q. What lifestyle changes should I adopt while taking Rozavel F 5 Tablet?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Rozavel F 5 Tablet. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rozavel F 5 Tablet?
Rozavel F 5 Tablet can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Communicate to your doctor and inform him about using Rozavel F 5 Tablet before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rozavel F 5 Tablet?
Retain this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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