Review: could Crestor cause Cramps - leg?
We study 57,685 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Cramps - leg. Find out below who they are, when they have Cramps - leg and more.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,967 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Cramps - leg
Cramps - leg (involuntary muscle contractions of leg) (latest reports from 2,684 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 57,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 9 people (0.02%) have Cramps - Leg. They amount to 0.34% of all the 2,684 people who have Cramps - Leg on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Cramps - leg * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cramps - leg||22.22%||33.33%||11.11%||0.00%||22.22%||11.11%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Cramps - leg when taking Crestor * :
|Cramps - leg||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||44.44%||33.33% |
Severity of Cramps - leg when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Cramps - leg||0.00%||33.33%||44.44%||22.22% |
How people recovered from Cramps - leg ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Cramps - leg||16.67%||0.00%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood cholesterol (5 people, 55.56%)
- Asthma (3 people, 33.33%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 22.22%)
- Iga deficiency (2 people, 22.22%)
- Heart attack (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (2 people, 22.22%)
- Vitamin d (2 people, 22.22%)
- Zyrtec (1 people, 11.11%)
- Baby aspirin (1 people, 11.11%)
- Proair hfa (1 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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