Compare Crestor vs. Omega 3 Acid
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Crestor (rosuvastatin) is one of the most effective statins to improve cholesterol. It's also available as a generic.
Omega-3 Acid is good for lowering triglycerides (fats), but some people can't take it due to allergies.
- It's a good first choice medicine for lowering cholesterol levels when diet and exercise aren't enough.
- Slows down the buildup of fatty deposits in your blood vessels, otherwise known as a hardening of the arteries.
- In clinical studies, Crestor (rosuvastatin) has the strongest effect on lowering "bad" cholesterol compared to other statins.
- Can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke, and death, particularly if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, or a history of smoking.
- Available as a generic drug.
- Lowers triglycerides (fats) when combined with exercise and a low cholesterol diet.
- In studies, Omega-3 Acid has lowered the risk of stroke and heart attack leading to death, especially in people with high cholesterol or high triglycerides.
- You're more likely to have side effects if you're a female, are 65 years or older, drink alcohol every day, or take more than one medicine for cholesterol.
- People with liver disease, kidney disease, or diabetes are also more likely to have side effects from Crestor (rosuvastatin).
- Crestor (rosuvastatin) isn't safe to use if you're pregnant since it can hurt the fetus.
- You can't take it if you're allergic to fish or shellfish.
- You have to take it with food.
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- Elevated INR
- Taking Coumadin (warfarin)
- Muscle pain
- Age 65 or older
- Taking higher doses of Crestor (rosuvastatin)
- Increased blood sugars
- Liver damage
- Heavy alcohol use
- Prior history of chronic liver disease
- Birth defects
- Allergic reactions
- Allergy to fish or shellfish
- Heart flutter
- Atrial fibrillation