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Statin formulations suggested for adults with swallowing difficulties

1 July 2021A range of statins are suitable for adults with swallowing difficulties.

Is there an interaction between erythromycin and statins?

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…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for hyperlipidaemias

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…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

CrestorAstraZeneca UK Ltd

AstraZeneca UK Ltd
Crestor
Tablets f/c 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
A1 · Amber 1Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Airtight container
Store in tightl closed containers.
9 November 2015

Lactation Safety Information

No
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