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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypercholesterolaemia . We study 56,492 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 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 57,941 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, pain, crohn's disease, intestinal haemorrhage, gastrointestinal disorder (latest reports from 27,442 Acne patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

56,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 58 people (0.1%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Acne?

Time on Crestor when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 51.72 %
  • male: 48.28 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.89 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.89 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.55 %
  • 50-59: 33.96 %
  • 60+: 54.72 %

Severity if Acne when taking Crestor **:

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

How people recovered from Acne **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypercholesterolaemia (10 people)
  • Pain (7 people)
  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (7 people)
  • Hiv Infection (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (10 people)
  • Actos (8 people)
  • Lyrica (7 people)
  • Valtrex (6 people)
  • Aspirin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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