Review: Crestor and Alcohol drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Crestor and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 27 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,799 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Alcohol (latest outcomes from 5,702 users) has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 27 people who reported to have interactions when taking Crestor, Alcohol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
- Alcohol (alcohol)
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)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)||14|
|Headache (pain in head)||9|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||8|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||8|
|Drug Effect Decreased||6|
|Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)||6|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||6|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||5|
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)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)||1|
|Blood Pressure Increased||1|
|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 Increased||1|
|Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Tooth fracture
- Neuropathy peripheral
- Blood cholesterol increased
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Crestor is used in:
- Alcohol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Alcohol alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By rusty: 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 ...
- By Herb: 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
- By Faizel: I recovered from sjs a few years ago. i now need to take cholesterol meds . zuvamor was prescribed. after a few days a rash flared up. should i continue or is this sjs all over again?
I have high cholestrol and need urgent medication, but I cannot risk the consequence of getting SJS again.
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