Review: could Crestor cause Back Pain?


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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,716 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 69,690 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 126,425 Back pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,716 people (2.45%) have Back Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Back pain?

Time on Crestor when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 26.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.73 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.62 %
  • 10+ years: 1.31 %

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

  • female: 63.52 %
  • male: 36.48 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 2.22 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.11 %
  • 60+: 63.19 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Crestor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 45.45 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Back Pain **:

  • while on drug: 14.29 %
  • after off the drug: 28.57 %
  • not yet: 57.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (333 people)
  • Hypertension (169 people)
  • Osteoporosis (141 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (97 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (91 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (362 people)
  • Nexium (211 people)
  • Lisinopril (209 people)
  • Plavix (182 people)
  • Lasix (144 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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