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Review: taking Crestor and Metformin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Crestor and Metformin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Crestor and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,386 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Apr, 15, 2015: 5,386 people who take Crestor, Metformin are studied

Crestor, Metformin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Crestor is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
19.23%
(5 of 26 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
61.90%
(26 of 42 people)
69.57%
(48 of 69 people)
58.97%
(23 of 39 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Metformin is effective33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
4.55%
(1 of 22 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
31.11%
(14 of 45 people)
40.62%
(26 of 64 people)
41.86%
(18 of 43 people)
32.00%
(8 of 25 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Crestor is effective61.80%
(55 of 89 people)
55.26%
(63 of 114 people)
Metformin is effective40.40%
(40 of 99 people)
29.17%
(35 of 120 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crestor is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
40.43%
(19 of 47 people)
48.54%
(50 of 103 people)
41.18%
(49 of 119 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/a11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
25.45%
(14 of 55 people)
28.04%
(30 of 107 people)
23.81%
(30 of 126 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failure AcuteMyalgiaLiver InjuryLiver InjuryThrombocytopeniaRenal Failure AcuteTracheo-oesophageal FistulaNausea
MyalgiaBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedMyalgiaMyalgiaRenal Failure AcuteLactic AcidosisIntracranial Pressure IncreasedBlood Glucose Increased
HeadacheNauseaPain In ExtremityHigh Density Lipoprotein DecreasedChest PainHepatic FailureKidney StonesWeight Decreased
Feeling AbnormalDizzinessCytolytic HepatitisFatigueNephrolithiasisHypoglycaemiaBreathing DifficultyDyspnoea
RhabdomyolysisVomitingFatigueLeukocytoclastic VasculitisWeight DecreasedRenal Tubular NecrosisBreathing-related Sleep DisorderRenal Failure Acute
Hepatic FailureRenal ImpairmentRenal Failure AcuteHepatic Function AbnormalDiarrhoeaCardiogenic ShockMigraineFatigue
Muscle SpasmsMalaiseAutoimmune HepatitisDizzinessMyocardial InfarctionMalignant Neoplasm ProgressionDepressive SymptomMyalgia
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedRhabdomyolysisAbasiaAlveolitis AllergicDizzinessAscitesBone LossPain
High Density Lipoprotein DecreasedAbdominal PainGait DisturbanceMyocardial IschaemiaArterial Occlusive DiseasePleural EffusionPulmonary HypertensionPain In Extremity
Renal Tubular NecrosisMyocardial InfarctionMuscular WeaknessRhabdomyolysisAbortion SpontaneousAlveolitis AllergicAnemiaDizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaBlood Glucose Increased
MyalgiaNausea
Weight DecreasedMyocardial Infarction
PainFlushing
DiarrhoeaDyspnoea
Blood Glucose IncreasedWeight Decreased
Pain In ExtremityRenal Failure Acute
Renal Failure AcuteFatigue
DyspnoeaDizziness
FatigueHeadache

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ejaculation FailureAdrenal MassAbdominal PainDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusNauseaNauseaBlood Glucose Increased
MyalgiaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDizzinessWeight DecreasedDiarrhoeaRenal Failure AcuteNausea
Diffuse Alveolar DamageType 2 Diabetes MellitusChest PainFatiguePainWeight DecreasedDyspnoea
Abdominal PainUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionCardiac ArrestMuscle SpasmsMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionRenal Failure Acute
Cytolytic HepatitisUrinary Tract InfectionLoss Of ConsciousnessPainChest PainBlood Glucose IncreasedWeight Decreased
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusVomitingSinus TachycardiaDiabetes MellitusHeadacheMyalgia
AstheniaThirstInjuryArthralgiaFatigueAsthenia
Gallbladder OperationHypertensionDyskinesiaWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedFatigue
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedDiarrhoeaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseBlood Glucose IncreasedVomitingDizziness
Cold SweatProteinuriaDysphagiaCardiac DisorderMyalgiaDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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