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Review: Crestor and Glumetza

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Crestor and Glumetza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,376 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,979 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Glumetza (latest outcomes from 344 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Sep, 23, 2014: 5,376 people who take Crestor, Glumetza are studied

Crestor, Glumetza outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
- Glumetza (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)
20.00%
(5 of 25 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
63.16%
(24 of 38 people)
68.66%
(46 of 67 people)
61.11%
(22 of 36 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Glumetza is effective33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
4.76%
(1 of 21 people)
40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
29.55%
(13 of 44 people)
38.33%
(23 of 60 people)
43.90%
(18 of 41 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 AcuteHepatic FailureMigraineBlood Glucose Increased
HeadacheNauseaPain In ExtremityHigh Density Lipoprotein DecreasedChest PainLactic AcidosisIntracranial Pressure IncreasedWeight Decreased
Feeling AbnormalDizzinessFatigueFatigueNephrolithiasisHypoglycaemiaKidney StonesDyspnoea
RhabdomyolysisVomitingCytolytic HepatitisLeukocytoclastic VasculitisDiarrhoeaCardiogenic ShockBreathing DifficultyRenal Failure Acute
Hepatic FailureMalaiseAutoimmune HepatitisHepatic Function AbnormalMyocardial InfarctionRenal Tubular NecrosisDepressive SymptomFatigue
Muscle SpasmsRenal ImpairmentRenal Failure AcuteDizzinessWeight DecreasedMalignant Neoplasm ProgressionErection ProblemsMyalgia
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedRhabdomyolysisCoronary Artery BypassGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedAbortion SpontaneousAscitesBone LossPain
High Density Lipoprotein DecreasedAbdominal PainGait DisturbanceMyocardial IschaemiaArterial Occlusive DiseasePleural EffusionPulmonary HypertensionPain In Extremity
Renal Tubular NecrosisMyocardial InfarctionMuscular WeaknessAlveolitis AllergicDizzinessAlveolitis AllergicAnemiaDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Crestor is effective61.90%
(52 of 84 people)
55.96%
(61 of 109 people)
Glumetza is effective39.36%
(37 of 94 people)
28.70%
(33 of 115 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)
41.30%
(19 of 46 people)
50.54%
(47 of 93 people)
43.12%
(47 of 109 people)
Glumetza is effectiven/an/an/an/a11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
25.93%
(14 of 54 people)
27.84%
(27 of 97 people)
24.14%
(28 of 116 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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On eHealthMe, Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Glumetza (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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