Crestor and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,597 people (1.72%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Constipation?

Time on Crestor when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 36.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.06 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.48 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.61 %
  • 10+ years: 1.61 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 65.47 %
  • male: 34.53 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 0.23 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 7.23 %
  • 50-59: 19.38 %
  • 60+: 71.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (531 people, 33.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (194 people, 12.15%)
  • Pain (107 people, 6.70%)
  • Diabetes (98 people, 6.14%)
  • Osteoporosis (90 people, 5.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (284 people, 17.78%)
  • Nexium (173 people, 10.83%)
  • Lasix (165 people, 10.33%)
  • Plavix (158 people, 9.89%)
  • Synthroid (144 people, 9.02%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (358 people, 22.42%)
  • Fatigue (301 people, 18.85%)
  • Diarrhea (266 people, 16.66%)
  • Weakness (259 people, 16.22%)
  • Headache (244 people, 15.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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