Print out the ‘Questions to ask your doctor’ form on this page and take it to your doctor to see if you are eligible to take the ‘CRESTOR Challenge.‘

About Cholesterol

What are my cholesterol levels?

  • LDL-Cholesterol (low density lipoprotein) - Often called ‘bad’ cholesterol.
  • HDL-Cholesterol (high density lipoprotein) - Often called 'good' cholesterol.
  • TC (total cholesterol) measures total cholesterol in your blood.

What is my target cholesterol level?

What side effects should I be aware of on my current therapy?

About CRESTOR

What is CRESTOR?

What are the benefits of CRESTOR?

Is CRESTOR an appropriate treatment for me?

What is the CRESTOR Challenge?

Am I eligible to take part in the two week trial?

What are the possible side effects of CRESTOR?

How much does CRESTOR cost?

Some patients get side effects from their medicines. If you suspect you have side effects, talk to your doctor.


Crestor Challenge packshot

CRESTOR (rosuvastatin) is a medicine known as a statin. CRESTOR effectively reduces ‘bad’ LDL-Cholesterol and increases ‘good’ HDL-Cholesterol in your blood.



Ask your doctor about a FREE two-week trial of CRESTOR.

Within this timeframe you should be able to see its effect on your cholesterol levels, and how well you tolerate CRESTOR. Your doctor will probably test your levels at the beginning and after the two-week trial. CRESTOR has an RRP of $36 per month (this price is based on average pharmacy markup, but may differ between different pharmacies).



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