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Review: could Crestor cause Cramps - leg?

Summary: Cramps - leg could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Vitamin d, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 57,607 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Cramps - leg. Find out below who they are, when they have Cramps - leg and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,838 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 2,096 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 57,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Cramps - Leg. They amount to 0.40% of all the 2,005 people who have Cramps - Leg on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cramps - leg in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Cramps - leg * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cramps - leg25.00%37.50%12.50%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%

Age of people who have Cramps - leg when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cramps - leg0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

Severity of Cramps - leg when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cramps - leg0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Cramps - leg ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cramps - leg16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood cholesterol (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Asthma (3 people, 37.50%)
  3. Iga deficiency (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (2 people, 25.00%)
  2. Zoloft (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Kombiglyze xr (1 people, 12.50%)
  4. Bydureon (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Glimepiride (1 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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