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Crestor

Most Commonly Used
Crestor 10mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: CRESTOR 10,ZD4522 10 
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Crestor 10mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: CRESTOR 10,ZD4522 10 
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Crestor 40mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: CRESTOR,ZD4522  |  40
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Crestor 40mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: CRESTOR,ZD4522  |  40
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Crestor 20mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: CRESTOR 20,ZD4522 20 
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Crestor 20mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: CRESTOR 20,ZD4522 20 
Drug Image file DrugItem_8827.JPG
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Overview Information on Crestor
Pharmacist Tip
While taking Crestor, avoid drinking more than two glasses of alcohol a day.     
Crestor® is the brand name of the drug rosuvastatin. It belongs to a group of drugs called statins. Crestor can help lower your risk for having a heart attack, stroke, or other heart problems.

Your doctor may have prescribed Crestor to lower high cholesterol in your blood. Cholesterol is a fatty substance in the blood that can stick to artery walls, narrowing them or even blocking them. Crestor can help prevent this process. Your doctor may also want you to make some lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, to help improve your heart health.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Crestor® is the brand name of the drug rosuvastatin. It belongs to a group of drugs called statins. Crestor can help lower your risk for having a heart attack, stroke, or other heart problems.

Your doctor may have prescribed Crestor to lower high cholesterol in your blood. Cholesterol is a fatty substance in the blood that can stick to artery walls, narrowing them or even blocking them. Crestor can help prevent this process. Your doctor may also want you to make some lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, to help improve your heart health.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013