Review: taking Crestor and Alcohol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Crestor and Alcohol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Crestor and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 72,220 users)

Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,243 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

34 people who take Crestor, Alcohol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Crestor and Alcohol drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • amnesia
  • loss of consciousness
  • vomiting
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cardiac failure acute
  • compulsive shopping
1 - 6 months:
  • confusional state
  • drug ineffective
  • renal failure acute
  • alcohol use
  • amnesia
  • decreased appetite
  • dry mouth
  • faecal incontinence
  • weight increased
  • ascites
2 - 5 years:
  • asthenia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
  • muscular weakness
  • myopathy
  • palpitations
not specified:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • malaise
  • drug effect decreased
  • muscle spasms
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • vomiting
  • aggression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • amnesia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • confusional state
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • mental status changes
  • muscle spasms
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • flushing
  • asthenia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • myopathy
  • paraesthesia
  • malaise
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • compulsive shopping
  • dysphagia
  • dyspnoea
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase decreased
  • hypomania
40-49:
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • palpitations
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
50-59:
  • malaise
  • alcohol interaction
  • dysgeusia
  • feeling abnormal
  • nightmare
  • skin sensitisation
  • sluggishness
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • faeces discoloured
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • confusional state
  • drug effect decreased
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • renal failure acute
  • alcohol use

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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