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Formulations are subject to change, so it's important to consult your healthcare provider or the manufacturer. Our VeganMed pharmacists are here to assist. Please note that our product information is general and not a substitute for professional medical advice. VeganMed does not assess safety or efficacy of medications.


Common Brand Name(s): Crestor

  • To reduce the risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, and arterial revascularization procedures in adults without established coronary heart disease who are at increased risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease based on age, hsCRP ≥2 mg/L, and at least one additional CV risk factor.

  • As an adjunct to diet to:

    • Reduce LDL-C in adults with primary hyperlipidemia.

    • Reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and slow the progression of atherosclerosis in adults.

    • Reduce LDL-C in adults and pediatric patients aged 8 years and older with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH).

  • As an adjunct to other LDL-C-lowering therapies, or alone if such treatments are unavailable, to reduce LDL-C in adults and pediatric patients aged 7 years and older with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).
  • As an adjunct to diet for the treatment of adults with:
    • Primary dysbetalipoproteinemia

    • Hypertriglyceridemia.

Drug Class: HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, Lipid-Lowering Agents, Statins


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