Crestor and Back pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Back pain 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 2,213 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain 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 92,828 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 173,391 Back pain patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 2,213 people (2.51%) have Back Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Back pain?

Time on Crestor when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 27.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.4 %
  • 10+ years: 2.0 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 63.47 %
  • male: 36.53 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 2.07 %
  • 40-49: 9.36 %
  • 50-59: 23.03 %
  • 60+: 64.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (731 people, 33.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (254 people, 11.48%)
  • Osteoporosis (176 people, 7.95%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (144 people, 6.51%)
  • Pain (132 people, 5.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (370 people, 16.72%)
  • Nexium (265 people, 11.97%)
  • Plavix (233 people, 10.53%)
  • Lisinopril (216 people, 9.76%)
  • Synthroid (181 people, 8.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (497 people, 22.46%)
  • Pain In Extremity (494 people, 22.32%)
  • Pain (415 people, 18.75%)
  • Weakness (385 people, 17.40%)
  • Fatigue (377 people, 17.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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