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Review: Crestor and Alcohol

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Crestor and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 27 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 6, 2014: 27 people who reported to have interactions when taking Crestor, Alcohol are studied

Trend of Crestor, Alcohol's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4473615)

Drug combinations in study:
- Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
- Alcohol (alcohol)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Crestor, Alcohol:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)21
Vomiting21
Headache (pain in head)18
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)16
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)16
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)15
Drug Ineffective14
Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)12
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)12
Drug Effect Decreased12

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Crestor, Alcohol:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)1
Asthenia (weakness)1
Blood Pressure Increased1
Myopathy (a muscular disease in which the muscle fibres do not function)1
Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)1
Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)1
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)1
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased1
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)1
Chest Pain1

How effective are the drugs:

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Neuropathy peripheral
  3. Tooth fracture
  4. Blood cholesterol increased
  5. Anxiety

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin
  2. Seroquel
  3. Omeprazole
  4. Nexium
  5. Zetia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Alcohol (alcohol) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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    Started to take Crestor about 6 weeks ago and noticed slowly in one eye it had started to droop. Went to a clinic. didn't think it was a stroke but couldn't figure it out, Help please

  • People with statin drug damage
    Have been on disability for 18 months. Can not walk to car without being fatigued. Have lots of nerve pain. On a lot of Pain meds an they don't always work. I was told this one won't do that an this one won't do that. The one that put me over the edge was Zetia. My doctor's don't know what to do o ...

  • Can xarelto cause my blood pressure to elevate
    I had a stroke (TIA) TWO MONTHS AGO AND MY DOCTOR PUT ME ON A BLOOD THINNER XARELTO and my blood pressure is always high now. Example 197/112

More questions for: Alcohol, Crestor

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    I had been taking Crestor for about 4 years. Suddenly, I had terrible pain from my Sciatic Nerve. I couldn't stand, sit, lay down, walk, sleep, etc. without experiencing this pain. This went on for 5 months of unending pain. I had MRI, X-rays, Novocain, etc., with several doctors looking into it. No ...

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