Crestor vs Lovastatin

Crestor
Lovastatin
Other name: Rosuvastatin Rosuvastatin
Other name: Mevacor Mevacor
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Cholesterol
3.6
Concern level
2.5
Concern level
2.5
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Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di...
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Lovastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia and so preventing cardiovascular disease. Lovastatin is a naturally occurring drug found in food such as Pleurotu...
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Top Concerns
Cre
Muscle Pain
10
Tiredness
6
Weight Loss
4
Cramping
3
Joint Pain
3
Leg Pain
3
Depression
3
Weight Gain
3
Headaches
2
Dizziness
2
Top Concerns
Lov
Muscle Pain
7
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
3
Muscle Problems
3
Headaches
3
Weight Gain
3
Depression
2
Rhabdomyolysis
2
Leg Pain
2
Allergy
2
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7
Tiredness
Cre
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6
3
Weight Loss
Cre
Lov
4
3
Cramping
Cre
Lov
3
0
Joint Pain
Cre
Lov
3
0
Leg Pain
Cre
Lov
3
2
Depression
Cre
Lov
3
2
Weight Gain
Cre
Lov
3
3
Headaches
Cre
Lov
2
3
Dizziness
Cre
Lov
2
0
Muscle Pain
Lov
Cre
7
10
Tiredness
Lov
Cre
3
6
Weight Loss
Lov
Cre
3
4
Muscle Problems
Lov
Cre
3
0
Headaches
Lov
Cre
3
2
Weight Gain
Lov
Cre
3
3
Depression
Lov
Cre
2
3
Rhabdomyolysis
Lov
Cre
2
0
Leg Pain
Lov
Cre
2
3
Allergy
Lov
Cre
2
0
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About Crestor
Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di...
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Crestor
About Lovastatin
Lovastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia and so preventing cardiovascular disease. Lovastatin is a naturally occurring drug found in food such as Pleurotu...
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Lovastatin
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