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Review: could Crestor cause Back pain?

We study 57,659 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,454 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,939 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 673,924 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 57,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,454 people (2.52%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 673,695 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Back pain in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain27.40%44.75%16.44%5.48%5.02%0.91%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.90%1.94%9.48%23.90%63.78%

Severity of Back pain when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain0.00%50.00%37.50%12.50%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain25.00%25.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (323 people, 22.21%)
  2. Hypertension (144 people, 9.90%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (125 people, 8.60%)
  4. Osteoporosis (113 people, 7.77%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (64 people, 4.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (408 people, 28.06%)
  2. Nexium (208 people, 14.31%)
  3. Lisinopril (173 people, 11.90%)
  4. Plavix (163 people, 11.21%)
  5. Lipitor (143 people, 9.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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