Rosuvastatin is a prescription medication
used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Rosuvastatin belongs
to a group of drugs called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, also known as statins. Statins
help to lower cholesterol levels in the body. This medication comes in tablet form and is
taken by mouth once a day, with or without food. Common side effects are headache, muscle
ache, abdominal pain, weakness, and nausea.