Aviroz Tablet 20 mg
|Brand name||Aviroz-20 tablet|
|Generic name||Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablets 20 mg|
|Active ingredient||Rosuvastatin Calcium|
|Category||Lipid Lowering Drug/ HMG CoA reductase inhibitors|
|Strength of API||
|Dosage form||Film coated Tablets|
|Packaging style||1 Box=100 Tablet= 10 Strips
1 Blister strips contains 10 Tablets.
10 strips packed in monocarton with Insert.
|Dose||1 tablet once a day after meals.|
|Storage condition||Keep in cool (below 25 °C). Store away from heat, moisture,
and light. Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
|Self-life||36 months from the date of manufacture.|
|Mechanism of Action||AVIROZ-20 is a selective and competitive inhibitor of
HMG-CoA reductase, the rate-limiting enzyme that converts
3-hydroxy3methylglutaryl coenzyme A to mevalonate, a
precursor of cholesterol.In in vivo and in vitro studies,
rosuvastatin produces its lipid-modifying effects in two ways.
|Usage||Rosuvastatin is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme
HMG-CoA reductase, having a mechanism of action similar to
that of other statins. Putative beneficial effects of rosuvastatin
therapy on chronic heart failure may be negated by increases
in collagen turnover markers as well as a reduction in plasma
coenzyme Q10 levels in patients with chronic heart failure.
|Side Effects||This drug may rarely cause muscle problems, muscle
pain/tenderness/weakness, signs of kidney problems.
This medication may rarely cause liver problems, yellowing
It may cause serious allergic reaction, including: rash,