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    30 tablets $3.6 USD
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Do you need a prescription for rosuvastatin?

Yes, rosuvastatin is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is rosuvastatin without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase rosuvastatin, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for rosuvastatin in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a rosuvastatin savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your rosuvastatin with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a rosuvastatin coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide rosuvastatin coupons or FREE rosuvastatin samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for rosuvastatin in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much rosuvastatin?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using rosuvastatin. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much rosuvastatin. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

What is generic rosuvastatin?

Generic rosuvastatin refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of rosuvastatin

Rosuvastatin is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of high cholesterol, including both LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides.

Active ingredient of rosuvastatin

The active ingredient of rosuvastatin is rosuvastatin calcium.

US brand name of rosuvastatin and manufacturer

Rosuvastatin is available in the US under the brand names Crestor and Ezallor.

UK brand name of rosuvastatin and manufacturer

In the UK, rosuvastatin is available under various brand names, including Crestor and rosuvastatin. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.

Prescription requirement for rosuvastatin

A prescription (Rx) is required for rosuvastatin in both the US and the UK.

Availability of rosuvastatin in the UK with NHS prescription

Rosuvastatin is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by rosuvastatin

Rosuvastatin is a lipid lowering agent primarily used for the treatment of high cholesterol levels, including high LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. It is also used for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (heart disease) such as heart attacks in individuals with high risk factors.

How does rosuvastatin work?

Rosuvastatin belongs to a class of medications called statins. It works by inhibiting an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase, which is involved in the production of cholesterol in the liver. By reducing cholesterol production, rosuvastatin helps lower LDL cholesterol levels (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides, and increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) blood cholesterol levels.

Forms of rosuvastatin available

Rosuvastatin is available in the form of oral tablets.

Dosage of rosuvastatin

The dose of rosuvastatin may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition and response to the medication. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions provided by the healthcare professional.

Directions for rosuvastatin use

Rosuvastatin should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The specific instructions may include the frequency of use, timing of administration, and any dietary recommendations.

Warnings and contraindications for rosuvastatin

  • Rosuvastatin may have certain risks and potential side effects. It is important to discuss these with a healthcare provider before starting the medication
  • Rosuvastatin may interact with other medications, so it is important to inform the healthcare provider about all the medications being taken
  • Rosuvastatin passes into breast milk. Speak to your doctor before breast-feeding

Use of rosuvastatin if pregnant or planning pregnancy

The use of rosuvastatin during pregnancy should be avoided. It is important to discuss alternative medications with a healthcare provider.

Possible side effects of rosuvastatin

Common side effects of rosuvastatin may include muscle pain, headache, abdominal pain, and nausea. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Promptly report any adverse effects such as rhabdomyolysis, liver problems, and diabetes.

Interactions with other drugs

Rosuvastatin may interact with certain medications, including anticoagulants such as warfarin, colchicine, cyclosporine, other medications for high cholesterol such as fenofibrate, gemfibrozil, niacin, certain hepatitis C virus medications such as ritonavir and ledipasvir, HIV protease inhibitors such as atazanavir, lopinavir and ritonavir. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over the counter nonprescription medication, supplements, and vitamins you are taking to avoid potential adverse reactions and drug interactions.

Similar drugs to rosuvastatin

Other statin medications, such as atorvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin and simvastatin, may be used as alternatives for the treatment of high cholesterol.


Stefano Mirabello Medical Reviewer
Pharmacist / B.Pharm
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