The adverse events seen with rosuvastatin are generally mild and transient.
The general side effects as headache, dizziness, constipation, nausea, abdominal pain, asthenia, pruritus, rash and urticaria are observed.
Renal Effects: In most cases, proteinuria decreases or disappears spontaneously on continued therapy, and has not been shown to be predictive of acute or progressive renal disease.
Skeletal muscle effects: Uncomplicated myalgia and myopathy have been reported in rosuvastatin-treated patients.
Liver Effects: A dose-related increase in transaminases has been observed in a small number of patients taking rosuvastatin; the majority of cases were mild, asymptomatic and transient.