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Review: could Crestor cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 57,824 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 919 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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 60,104 Crestor users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)

On Apr, 13, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 919 people (1.59%) have Constipation.

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
Constipation31.96%38.14%9.28%8.25%10.31%2.06%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%1.50%7.99%19.56%70.60%

Severity of Constipation when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation5.88%52.94%35.29%5.88%

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, 30.03%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (75 people, 8.16%)
  3. Hypertension (66 people, 7.18%)
  4. Osteoporosis (60 people, 6.53%)
  5. Pain (49 people, 5.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (304 people, 33.08%)
  2. Nexium (141 people, 15.34%)
  3. Synthroid (118 people, 12.84%)
  4. Lasix (115 people, 12.51%)
  5. Plavix (111 people, 12.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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