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Review: could Crestor cause Constipation?

We study 57,659 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 916 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 508,967 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 57,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 918 people (1.59%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.18% of all the 510,117 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation32.29%38.54%9.38%7.29%10.42%2.08%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.12%0.00%0.00%0.23%1.51%8.00%19.47%70.68%

Severity of Constipation when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation6.25%50.00%37.50%6.25%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (276 people, 30.07%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (75 people, 8.17%)
  3. Hypertension (66 people, 7.19%)
  4. Osteoporosis (60 people, 6.54%)
  5. Pain (49 people, 5.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (303 people, 33.01%)
  2. Nexium (140 people, 15.25%)
  3. Synthroid (118 people, 12.85%)
  4. Lasix (115 people, 12.53%)
  5. Plavix (111 people, 12.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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