Who should not take ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
  • dehydration
  • alcoholism
  • a hemorrhage in the brain
  • liver failure
  • liver problems
  • bloody urine
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • recent operation
  • memory loss
  • high blood sugar
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • major traumatic injury
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • muscle pain or tenderness with increase creatine kinase
  • metabolic syndrome x
  • immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • Child-Pugh class A liver impairment
  • Child-Pugh class B liver impairment
  • Child-Pugh class C liver impairment

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