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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 5,383 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,085 Crestor users)

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)

On Feb, 13, 2015: 5,383 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)
65.00%
(26 of 40 people)
69.12%
(47 of 68 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)
40.32%
(25 of 62 people)
41.86%
(18 of 43 people)
33.33%
(8 of 24 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 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 AcidosisMigraineBlood Glucose Increased
HeadacheNauseaPain In ExtremityHigh Density Lipoprotein DecreasedChest PainHepatic FailureIntracranial Pressure IncreasedWeight Decreased
Feeling AbnormalDizzinessCytolytic HepatitisFatigueNephrolithiasisHypoglycaemiaKidney StonesDyspnoea
RhabdomyolysisVomitingFatigueHepatic Function AbnormalWeight DecreasedRenal Tubular NecrosisBreathing DifficultyRenal Failure Acute
Hepatic FailureRenal ImpairmentRenal Failure AcuteLeukocytoclastic VasculitisDiarrhoeaCardiogenic ShockDepressive SymptomFatigue
Muscle SpasmsMalaiseAutoimmune HepatitisDizzinessMyocardial InfarctionMalignant Neoplasm ProgressionErection ProblemsMyalgia
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedRhabdomyolysisAbasiaNauseaDizzinessAscitesBone LossPain
High Density Lipoprotein DecreasedAbdominal PainGait DisturbanceAlveolitis AllergicArterial Occlusive DiseasePleural EffusionPulmonary HypertensionPain In Extremity
Renal Tubular NecrosisMyocardial InfarctionMuscular WeaknessRhabdomyolysisAbortion SpontaneousAlveolitis AllergicAnemiaDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Crestor is effective62.50%
(55 of 88 people)
55.36%
(62 of 112 people)
Metformin is effective40.82%
(40 of 98 people)
28.81%
(34 of 118 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

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

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)
42.86%
(48 of 112 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)
24.37%
(29 of 119 people)

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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Complete drug side effects:

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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