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What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not known what exactly to expect in the case of an overdose. If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention (see Crestor Overdose).

How Should Rosuvastatin Be Stored?

Rosuvastatin should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take your dose as scheduled, take the next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Never take a double dose.

Who Makes Rosuvastatin?

Rosuvastatin (sold under the brand name Crestor) is manufactured by IPR Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and is marketed and distributed by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

Available Strengths

Rosuvastatin tablets are available in the following strengths:
  • Rosuvastatin 5 mg
  • Rosuvastatin 10 mg
  • Rosuvastatin 20 mg
  • Rosuvastatin 40 mg.

Is There a Generic Version?

Currently, rosuvastatin is not available in generic form (see Generic Crestor for more information). 
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