Can I take Crestor with probiotics?

Can I take Crestor with probiotics?

No interactions were found between atorvastatin and Probiotic Formula. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

What supplements should not be taken with Crestor?

A magnesium- and aluminum-containing antacid was reported to interfere with atorvastatin absorption. People can avoid this interaction by taking atorvastatin two hours before or after any aluminum/magnesium-containing antacids. Some magnesium supplements such as magnesium hydroxide are also antacids.

Are there any medications that you should not take with probiotics?

Some medications that may interact with certain probiotics include: antibiotics, antifungals (such as clotrimazole, ketoconazole, griseofulvin, nystatin).

Can you take acidophilus with statins?

No interactions were found between Acidophilus Probiotic Blend and atorvastatin. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

How safe is Crestor?

That’s because CRESTOR, along with diet, is proven to: CRESTOR is also FDA approved to slow plaque buildup in arteries, as part of a treatment plan to lower cholesterol to goal. It is not known if CRESTOR is safe and effective in people who have Fredrickson Type I and V dyslipidemias.

Is Crestor better medication for cholesterol then Lipitor?

On some measures, patients taking Crestor did better than those on Lipitor: LDL levels in the Crestor group dropped to an average 62.6 mg/dL, compared with 70.2 mg/dL for patients on Lipitor. Also, more patients taking Crestor (72%) than Lipitor (56%) saw their LDL levels fall below the 70 mg/dL target set for high-risk heart patients.

What are the differences between Crestor and rosuvastatin?

Rosuvastatin is more potent than atorvastatin and hence circulates for longer durations in the blood stream. Another difference is that Crestor is available in minute doses like 5, 10, 20, 40 mg whereas Lipitor is available in 10, 20, 40, 80mg.

Does Crestor cause back pain?

Back pain is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 – 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.