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Generic name: ezetimibe and rosuvastatin
Dosage form: tablets
Drug class: Antihyperlipidemic combinations

Medically reviewed by Judith Stewart, BPharm. Last updated on Aug 23, 2023.

What is Roszet?

Roszet contains two medicines, rosuvastatin and ezetimibe, to lower cholesterol. Roszet is used:

It is not known if this medicine is safe and effective in children.

Who should not take Roszet?

Do not take Roszet if you:

Before you take Roszet

Before you start treatment, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Talk to your healthcare provider before you start taking any new medicines.

Taking Roszet with certain other medicines can increase the risk of muscle problems or other side effects.

Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take medicines for:

Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure. Know all of the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get new medicine.

How should I take Roszet?

Roszet side effects

Roszet may cause serious side effects, including:

Your chances of getting muscle problems are higher if you:

The most common side effects include:

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect Roszet?

If you also take cholestyramine, colesevelam, or colestipol: Take your ezetimibe and rosuvastatin dose 2 hours before or 4 hours after you take the other medicine.

Tell your doctor about all your other medicines. Some drugs can increase the risk of serious muscle problems when used with ezetimibe and rosuvastatin, especially:

This list is not complete and many other drugs may affect ezetimibe and rosuvastatin. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.

How should I store Roszet?

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and pets.

General information about the safe and effective use of Roszet.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in the Patient Information leaflet. Do not use this medicine for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give it to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in Roszet?

Active ingredients: ezetimibe and rosuvastatin
Inactive ingredients: Pregelatinized starch, microcrystalline cellulose, meglumine, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, crospovidone, colloidalsilicon dioxide, sodium stearyl fumarate, mannitol, sodium lauryl sulfate, croscarmellose sodium, povidone, ferric oxide, and magnesium stearate. In addition, the tablet film coating contains the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol and ferric oxide.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.