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Are There Side Effects?

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with rosuvastatin. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects are:
(Click Rosuvastatin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Prior to taking rosuvastatin, talk to your healthcare provider if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Also, tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you may already be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, antacids, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings for Rosuvastatin to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
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