Review: could Crestor cause Cramps - leg?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 52,805 people who take Crestor. Among them, 6 have Cramps - leg. See who they are, when they have Cramps - leg and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 55,018 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.
Cramps - leg
Cramps - leg (involuntary muscle contractions of leg) (latest reports from 1,863 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, allergies.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 52,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 6 people (0.01%) have Cramps - Leg. They amount to 0.32% of all the 1,863 people who have Cramps - Leg.
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||16.67%||33.33%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Cramps - leg when taking Crestor * :
|Cramps - leg||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||50.00%||33.33% |
Severity of Cramps - leg when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Cramps - leg||0.00%||33.33%||50.00%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Cramps - leg ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Cramps - leg||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood cholesterol (3 people, 50.00%)
- Asthma (2 people, 33.33%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 33.33%)
- Depressed mood (1 people, 16.67%)
- Depression (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allegra (1 people, 16.67%)
- Albuterol (1 people, 16.67%)
- Zoloft (1 people, 16.67%)
- Lithium carbonate (1 people, 16.67%)
- Singulair (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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