Review: could Crestor cause Acne?
Summary: Acne is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood cholesterol. We study 57,834 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 has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from 60,121 Crestor users)
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 33,155 Acne patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 54 people (0.09%) have Acne.
Time on Crestor when people have Acne * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Acne when taking Crestor * :
Severity of Acne when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolaemia (14 people, 25.93%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 14.81%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 14.81%)
- Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 14.81%)
- Pain (7 people, 12.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (11 people, 20.37%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 20.37%)
- Actos (8 people, 14.81%)
- Testosterone (7 people, 12.96%)
- Epivir (6 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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