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Drug Interactions between Crestor and gemfibrozil

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Crestor (rosuvastatin)
  • gemfibrozil

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gemfibrozil rosuvastatin

Applies to: gemfibrozil and Crestor (rosuvastatin)

Ask your doctor before using gemfibrozil together with rosuvastatin. Using these medications together can increase the blood levels of rosuvastatin and may cause a dangerous side effect on your muscles. If your doctor prescribes these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take both medications. You should also watch for muscle symptoms and call the doctor if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if you also have dark colored urine. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Drug and food interactions

No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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