Adult: PO: Dose range; 5-40 mg once daily. INitially 5-10 mg once daily increased if necessary at intervals of at least 4 weeks to 20 mg once daily. Daily dose can be increased agfter further 4 weeks to 40 mg only in severe hypercholesterolaemia with high cardiovascular risk and under specialist supervison.
Elderly: Initially 5 mg once daily.
HoFH: Starting dose 20 mg.
Child: Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: >10 yr Initially, 5 mg once daily, may be adjusted at intervals of at least 4 wk. Max: 20 mg once daily.
Use 40 mg dose only for patients not reaching LDL-C goal with 20 mg Rosuvastatin can be taken with or without food, at any time of day.
30-60 Initially, 5 mg once daily to max 20 mg once daily