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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 5,175 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 22, 2014: 5,175 people who reported to have interactions when taking Crestor, Glumetza are studied

Trend of Crestor, Glumetza's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4470363)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)770
Diarrhoea642
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)468
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)408
Blood Glucose Increased407
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)377
Dizziness375
Weight Decreased354
Pain343
Pain In Extremity322

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Myalgia (muscle pain)43
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)24
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)24
Liver Injury20
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)19
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)19
Dizziness18
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)17
High Density Lipoprotein Decreased13
Hepatic Function Abnormal12

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Crestor0.00%7.50%27.50%47.50%17.50%
Glumetza2.17%17.39%52.17%23.91%4.35%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  3. Hypertension
  4. Blood cholesterol increased
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl
  2. Aspirin
  3. Glucophage
  4. Lisinopril
  5. Byetta

* 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. 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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