Maximum loading dose of rosuvastatin?

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6 Dec 2009

Rosuvastatin doesn't need a loading dose. You would be started on a low dose and then titrated up. Please see dosing information below.

Rosuvastatin Dosing Information

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Initial dose: 5 mg to 10 mg once a day
Maintenance dose: 5 mg to 40 mg once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa (Elevated LDL):

Initial dose: 5 mg to 10 mg once a day
Maintenance dose: 5 mg to 40 mg once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIb (Elevated LDL + VLDL):

Initial dose: 5 mg to 10 mg once a day
Maintenance dose: 5 mg to 40 mg once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IV (Elevated VLDL):

Initial dose: 5 mg to 10 mg once a day
Maintenance dose: 5 mg to 40 mg once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Atherosclerosis:

Initial dose: 5 mg to 10 mg once a day
Maintenance dose: 5 mg to 40 mg once a day

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