Crestor and Cancer - prostate - from FDA reports


Summary

Cancer - prostate is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 195 have Cancer - prostate. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - prostate 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 92,843 users)

Cancer - Prostate

Cancer - prostate has been reported by people with prostate cancer, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 46,191 Cancer - prostate patients).

On Feb, 27, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 195 people (0.22%) have Cancer - Prostate


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Cancer - prostate?

Time on Crestor when people have Cancer - Prostate *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Age of people who have Cancer - Prostate when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.66 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.26 %
  • 50-59: 13.16 %
  • 60+: 80.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (60 people, 30.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (39 people, 20.00%)
  • Diabetes (20 people, 10.26%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (14 people, 7.18%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (13 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (38 people, 19.49%)
  • Nexium (23 people, 11.79%)
  • Plavix (19 people, 9.74%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 7.18%)
  • Casodex (14 people, 7.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (18 people, 9.23%)
  • Insomnia (15 people, 7.69%)
  • Weakness (12 people, 6.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 6.15%)
  • Fatigue (11 people, 5.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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