Could Crestor cause Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 90,300 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 129 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 high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,771 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,594 Acne patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

90,300 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 129 people (0.14%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Acne?

Time on Crestor when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 53.54 %
  • male: 46.46 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.9 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.9 %
  • 30-39: 5.41 %
  • 40-49: 5.41 %
  • 50-59: 21.62 %
  • 60+: 65.77 %

Severity of Acne **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (12 people, 9.30%)
  • Coumadin (11 people, 8.53%)
  • Tasigna (10 people, 7.75%)
  • Nexium (10 people, 7.75%)
  • Aspirin (10 people, 7.75%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Crestor, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 10.08%)
  • Pain (11 people, 8.53%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (11 people, 8.53%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (8 people, 6.20%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (35 people, 27.13%)
  • Itching (32 people, 24.81%)
  • Headache (22 people, 17.05%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 17.05%)
  • Nausea (18 people, 13.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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