Review: could Crestor cause Cancer - prostate?
This is a review of Cancer - prostate (Prostate cancer) by studying 52,805 people who take Crestor. We analyze: the time on Crestor when people have Cancer - prostate, age of these people, the severity of Cancer - prostate, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Crestor. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 55,018 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Crestor include muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated.
Cancer - prostate
Cancer - prostate (latest reports from 51,910 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, prostate cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 9, 2014: 52,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 110 people (0.21%) have Cancer - Prostate.
Time on Crestor when people have Cancer - prostate * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cancer - prostate||10.00%||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Cancer - prostate when taking Crestor * :
|Cancer - prostate||4.12%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.12%||12.37%||79.38% |
Severity of Cancer - prostate when taking Crestor ** :
How people recovered from Cancer - prostate ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (27 people, 24.55%)
- Prostate cancer (14 people, 12.73%)
- Blood cholesterol (12 people, 10.91%)
- Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 10.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (8 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (35 people, 31.82%)
- Metformin hcl (14 people, 12.73%)
- Tenormin (13 people, 11.82%)
- Toprol-xl (12 people, 10.91%)
- Nexium (12 people, 10.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My Crestor was recently increased from 10 mg. to 20 mg. secondary to abnormal labs. I wasn't totally NPO as I had coffee with cream approx. 6 hours earlier. My physician felt that he could allow for this when he read the results. After approximately a week or less the fingers on my right hand felt tired and stiff like I had been tournament bowling. I very quickly progressed to joint pain, specifically the middle finger which was extremely painful at times. I have a neuropathy in my left hand, so I can't compare the two hands. I stopped the Crestor for a couple of days and it seemed to improve. I was wondering if the sudden increase in Crestor could cause that particular joint pain.
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