Review: could Crestor cause Back pain?
We study 57,682 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 (latest outcomes from 59,964 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Back pain (latest reports from 674,807 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 57,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,455 people (2.52%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 674,353 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.
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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