Rosuvastatin

Drug Levels and Effects:




Summary of Use during Lactation:


No relevant published information exists on the use of rosuvastatin during breastfeeding. Because of a concern with disruption of infant lipid metabolism, the consensus is that rosuvastatin should not be used during breastfeeding.


Drug Levels:


Maternal Levels.

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels.

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.


Effects in Breastfed Infants:


Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.


Possible Effects on Lactation:


Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.


Alternate Drugs to Consider:


Cholestyramine,Colesevelam,Colestipol


References:






Substance Identification:




Substance Name:

Rosuvastatin

CAS Registry Number:

287714-41-4

Drug Class:


  • Anticholesteremic Agents

  • Antilipemic Agents

  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors


  • Administrative Information:




    LactMed Record Number:


    486


    Last Revision Date:


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