Rosuvastatin Calcium (marketed as Crestor) Information
Crestor is in a class of drugs called "statins." Statins are prescription drugs used together with diet and exercise to reduce blood levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol ("bad cholesterol").
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program using the contact information at the bottom of this page.
- Information on Statins
Includes the latest safety information on Statins
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Interactions between certain HIV or hepatitis C drugs and cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can increase the risk of muscle injury
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Important safety label changes to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs
Questions and Answers for Healthcare Professionals: CRESTOR and the JUPITER Trial
Information for Healthcare Professionals: Crestor (Rosuvastatin Calcium)
FDA Public Health Advisory for Crestor (rosuvastatin)
FDA Provides Updated Patient and Healthcare Provider Information Concerning Crestor
FDA Response to a Citizen Petition on Crestor (3/14/2005)(PDF - 11.2MB) FDA Alert on Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium), 3/2005 Public Health Advisory for Crestor (rosuvastatin)