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 High blood cholesterol.
We study 57,792 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,455 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,085 Crestor users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,077 Back pain patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 57,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,455 people (2.52%) have Back Pain.
Time on Crestor when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||27.27%||45.00%||16.36%||5.45%||5.00%||0.91%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Crestor * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.90%||1.94%||9.48%||23.96%||63.73% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||44.44%||44.44%||11.11% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||20.00%||40.00%||40.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (323 people, 22.20%)
- Hypertension (144 people, 9.90%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (125 people, 8.59%)
- Osteoporosis (113 people, 7.77%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (64 people, 4.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (408 people, 28.04%)
- Nexium (208 people, 14.30%)
- Lisinopril (173 people, 11.89%)
- Plavix (163 people, 11.20%)
- Lipitor (143 people, 9.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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