Drug Interactions between Crestor and gemfibrozil
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Crestor (rosuvastatin)
Interactions between your drugs
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.
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
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.