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Review: could Crestor cause Abdominal pain upper?

Summary: Abdominal pain upper could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,607 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 898 have Abdominal pain upper. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain upper and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 898 people (1.56%) have Abdominal Pain Upper. They amount to 0.23% of all the 387,508 people who have Abdominal Pain Upper on eHealthMe.

Trend of Abdominal pain upper in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Abdominal pain upper * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal pain upper48.63%31.51%4.11%5.48%4.79%5.48%0.00%

Age of people who have Abdominal pain upper when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal pain upper0.12%0.00%0.46%0.23%1.86%9.41%29.38%58.54%

Severity of Abdominal pain upper when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal pain upper0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal pain upper ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal pain upper0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (240 people, 26.73%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (98 people, 10.91%)
  3. Hypertension (81 people, 9.02%)
  4. Depression (47 people, 5.23%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (45 people, 5.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (228 people, 25.39%)
  2. Nexium (157 people, 17.48%)
  3. Lisinopril (108 people, 12.03%)
  4. Plavix (90 people, 10.02%)
  5. Synthroid (82 people, 9.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • A little over a month ago I had my dosage raised from 20 mg to 40 mg of Crestor. Since then I have noticed an increase in pain in my upper abdominal wall. It definitely feels like it is in the muscular wall and not internal. I guess you could describe the pain as doing a very intense upper ab workout where it almost hurts to move when you are done. physical activity where you strain your core is bothering me now and I am trying to figure out what may be the cause. This dosage increase is the only change I have had in the time period mentioned

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