1 July 2021A range of statins are suitable for adults with swallowing difficulties.
2 October 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the evidence for an interaction between erythromycin and statins. Summary: Erythromycin raises the plasma levels of statins which are metabolised…
25 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. There is no evidence for the…
Should patients on statins take Coenzyme Q10 supplementation to reduce the risk of statin-induced myopathy?
28 March 2019This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence on the use of coenzyme Q10 supplementation to reduce the risk of statin-induced myopathy. There is some…
Medicine Compliance Aid Stability
CrestorAstraZeneca UK Ltd
AstraZeneca UK Ltd
Tablets f/c 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
A1 · Amber 1 Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Store in tightl closed containers.
9 November 2015
Lactation Safety Information
Bile acid sequestrants (if appropriate)
Very limited published evidence of safety
Possible impact on neonatal development
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
16 September 2019