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Review: could Crestor cause Acne?





Summary: Acne is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypercholesterolaemia.

We study 57,750 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Crestor 60,035 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Acne 31,230 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 57,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 54 people (0.09%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne16.67%33.33%16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%16.67%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%1.79%0.00%1.79%0.00%8.93%35.71%51.79%

Severity of Acne when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercholesterolaemia (14 people, 25.93%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 14.81%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 14.81%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 14.81%)
  5. Pain (7 people, 12.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (11 people, 20.37%)
  2. Aspirin (11 people, 20.37%)
  3. Actos (8 people, 14.81%)
  4. Testosterone (7 people, 12.96%)
  5. Epivir (6 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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