In the US, Rosuvastatin (rosuvastatin systemic) is a member of the drug class statins and is used to treat Atherosclerosis, High Cholesterol, High Cholesterol - Familial Heterozygous, High Cholesterol - Familial Homozygous, Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa - Elevated LDL, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIb - Elevated LDL VLDL, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type III - Elevated beta-VLDL IDL, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IV - Elevated VLDL and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


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Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antilipemic agent: HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statin)

Chemical Names

(3R,5S,6E)-7-[4-(p-fluorophenyl)-6-isopropyl-2-(N-methylmethanesulfonamido)-5-pyrimidinyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoic acid (WHO)

6-Heptenoic acid, 7-[4-[4-fluorophenyl]-6-[1-methylethyl]-2-[methyl[methylsulfonyl]amino]-5-pyrimidinyl]-3,5-dihy-droxy-

6-Heptenoic acid, 7-[4-[4-fluorophenyl]-6-[1-methylethyl]-2-[methyl[methylsulfonyl]amino]-5-pyrimidinyl]-3,5-dihy-droxy-, calcium salt [2:1] (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Rosuvastatinum (Latin)
  • Rosuvastatin (German)
  • Rosuvastatine (French)
  • Rosuvastatina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Rosuvastatin (OS: BAN)
  • Rosuvastatin Calcium (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • S 4522 (IS: Shionogi)
  • ZD 4522 (IS: AstraZeneca)

Brand Names

  • Ateronova
    Beta, Argentina
  • Bestor
    Biocon, India
  • Bilip
    Penn, Argentina
  • Cardiomax
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Colnar-Sanovel
    Sanovel, Georgia
  • Coupet
    Lek, Slovenia
  • Cresadex
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Creston
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Crestor
    AstraZeneca, Bosnia & Herzegowina; AstraZeneca, Greece; AstraZeneca, Latvia; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, Peru; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Tunisia
  • Epri
    Pliva Hrvatska, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Fortius
    Abbott, India
  • Novastat
    Lupin, India
  • Razel
    Glenmark, India
  • Rex
    Bussié, Colombia
  • Rostatin
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Rosulip
    Egis, Georgia
  • Rosumed
    ITF - Labomed, Chile
  • Rosutin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Rosuva
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Rosuvas Hasan 10
    Hasan, Vietnam
  • Rosuvas
    Ranbaxy, India; Ranbaxy, Peru
  • Rosuvastat
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Rovast
    Healthcare, Bangladesh
  • Rozucor
    Torrent, India
  • Sinlip
    Gador, Argentina; Medigroup, Peru
  • Turbovas
    Micro Carsyon, India; Micro Labs, Myanmar
  • Zyrova
    Zydus Cadila, Myanmar
  • Alpex Rosuvax
    Alpex Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Astende
    Lazar, Argentina
  • Cirantan
    AstraZeneca, Netherlands
  • Colnar
    Sanovel, Turkey
  • Coupet
    Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Cresadex
    Drugtech, Chile
  • Crestor
    AstraZeneca, Argentina; AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Australia; AstraZeneca, Aruba; AstraZeneca, Barbados; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Bulgaria; AstraZeneca, Bahrain; AstraZeneca, Bermuda; AstraZeneca, Bahamas; AstraZeneca, Canada; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Chile; AstraZeneca, China; AstraZeneca, Colombia; AstraZeneca, Costa Rica; AstraZeneca, Czech Republic; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Dominican Republic; AstraZeneca, Ecuador; AstraZeneca, Estonia; AstraZeneca, Spain; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, France; AstraZeneca, United Kingdom; AstraZeneca, Georgia; AstraZeneca, Guatemala; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Honduras; AstraZeneca, Croatia (Hrvatska); AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Indonesia; AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Israel; AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Jamaica; AstraZeneca, Japan; AstraZeneca, South Korea; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Luxembourg; AstraZeneca, Malta; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, Malaysia; AstraZeneca, Nicaragua; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Panama; AstraZeneca, Philippines; AstraZeneca, Portugal; AstraZeneca, Romania; AstraZeneca, Serbia; AstraZeneca, Russian Federation; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca, Singapore; AstraZeneca, Slovenia; AstraZeneca, Slovakia; AstraZeneca, El Salvador; AstraZeneca, Thailand; AstraZeneca, Turkey; AstraZeneca, Trinidad & Tobago; AstraZeneca, Taiwan; AstraZeneca, United States; AstraZeneca, Venezuela; AstraZeneca, Vietnam; AstraZeneca, South Africa; IPR, United States
  • Dorosur
    Domesco, Vietnam
  • Provisacor
    AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Netherlands
  • Reakt
    Aset, Turkey
  • Richstatin
    Getz Pharma, Vietnam
  • Romazic
    Polpharma, Estonia
  • Rosix
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Rosucard
    sanofi-aventis, Croatia (Hrvatska); Zentiva, Bulgaria; Zentiva, Estonia
  • Rosucor
    Salutis, Turkey
  • Rosufix
    Mentis, Turkey
  • Rosuva
    Rowex, Ireland
  • Rosuvanor
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Rosuvast
    Bagó, Argentina; Euro, Dominican Republic
  • Rosuvastatin AstraZeneca
    AstraZeneca, Netherlands
  • Rosuvastatin Krka
    Krka, Estonia
  • Rosuvastatin Teva
    Teva, Estonia; Teva, Ireland
  • Rosuvastatin Tiefenbacher
    Alfred E. Tiefenbacher, Estonia
  • Rosuvastatina MK
    MK, Colombia
  • Rosuvastatina Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Rosuvastatin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Estonia
  • Rosuvex
    PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Rosvel
    Chile, Chile
  • Roswera
    Krka, Estonia; Krka, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Rovamax
    Acromax Dominicana, Dominican Republic
  • Rovartal
    Roemmers, Argentina
  • Roxardio
    Sandoz, Estonia
  • Rozavel
    Sun Pharma, Myanmar
  • Rustor
    Westfield, Philippines
  • Rux
    Saval, Chile
  • Shufutan
    Simcere, China
  • Simcor
    Chemopharma, Chile
  • Simestat
    Simesa, Italy
  • Stator
    Trima, Israel
  • Suzastor
    Sandoz, Bulgaria
  • Ultrox
    Nobel, Turkey
  • Visacor
    AstraZeneca, Sweden; Medinfar, Portugal
  • Vivacor
    AstraZeneca, Brazil
  • Zaranta
    Gedeon Richter, Bulgaria; Gedeon Richter, Estonia

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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