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Review: could Crestor cause Cancer - prostate?

Summary: Cancer - prostate could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 57,607 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Cancer - prostate. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - prostate and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,838 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 53,387 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 120 people (0.21%) have Cancer - Prostate. They amount to 0.22% of all the 53,793 people who have Cancer - Prostate on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cancer - prostate in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Cancer - prostate * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cancer - prostate10.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cancer - prostate3.88%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.88%11.65%80.58%

Severity of Cancer - prostate when taking Crestor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cancer - prostate ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (28 people, 23.33%)
  2. Prostate cancer (14 people, 11.67%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (12 people, 10.00%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 9.17%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (8 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (37 people, 30.83%)
  2. Nexium (14 people, 11.67%)
  3. Toprol-xl (14 people, 11.67%)
  4. Metformin hcl (14 people, 11.67%)
  5. Tenormin (13 people, 10.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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