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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Can joint pain be the side effect of taking ROSUVAS for high cholesterol?

Iam taking ROSUVAS F10 for the last 6 months for my high cholesterol (triglycerides). Earlier I was taking LORLIP for 6 - 7 years. Due to frequent non availability of Lorlip my doctor changed the medicine. My cholesterol level is normal with ROSUVAS F10. But I am suffering from knee joint pain (both legs) for the last 4-5 months. Is it due to side effect of ROSUVAS F10?

Mon, 16 Dec 2013
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important side effect of rosuvas or rosuvastatin include nausea. muscle pain, dizziness, heartburn, headache and joint pain. so, your joint pain in knee joint may be due to rosuvas F 10 side effect. but for confirmation you have to exclude another cause of joint pain according to your age e.g. osteoarthritis.
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