Compare Omega 3 Acid vs. Crestor
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Omega-3 Acid is good for lowering triglycerides (fats), but some people can't take it due to allergies.
Crestor (rosuvastatin) is one of the most effective statins to improve cholesterol. It's also available as a generic.
- 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.
- 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.
- You can't take it if you're allergic to fish or shellfish.
- You have to take it with food.
- 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.
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- Taste perversion4%
- Allergic reactions
- Allergy to fish or shellfish
- Heart flutter
- Atrial fibrillation
- 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