Crestor and Diabetes - type 2 - from FDA reports
Diabetes - type 2 is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 1,023 have Diabetes - type 2. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes - type 2 and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,838 users)
Diabetes - Type 2
Diabetes - type 2 has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 177,475 Diabetes - type 2 patients).
On Jan, 23, 2017
88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,023 people (1.16%) have Diabetes - Type 2
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Diabetes - Type 2 *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.44 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.89 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.89 %
- 10+ years: 8.33 %
Gender of people who have Diabetes - Type 2 when taking Crestor *:
- female: 58.01 %
- male: 41.99 %
Age of people who have Diabetes - Type 2 when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 0.21 %
- 2-9: 0.21 %
- 10-19: 0.41 %
- 20-29: 1.03 %
- 30-39: 11.11 %
- 40-49: 22.02 %
- 50-59: 27.78 %
- 60+: 37.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (655 people, 64.03%)
- Depression (81 people, 7.92%)
- High Blood Pressure (71 people, 6.94%)
- Bipolar Disorder (50 people, 4.89%)
- Stress And Anxiety (48 people, 4.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (128 people, 12.51%)
- Lipitor (120 people, 11.73%)
- Nexium (104 people, 10.17%)
- Metformin (91 people, 8.90%)
- Aspirin (81 people, 7.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Heart Disease (390 people, 38.12%)
- Heart Attack (163 people, 15.93%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (136 people, 13.29%)
- High Blood Pressure (131 people, 12.81%)
- Cardiomyopathy (125 people, 12.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Diabetes - type 2 when taking Crestor?
Browse all side effects of Crestora b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with Diabetes - type 2Diabetes - type 2
Could your condition cause Diabetes - type 2Diabetes - type 2
Can you answer these questions?
The list of conditions and medications is not complete. I feel my immune system is very compromised and want some ideas on how to increase my immunity. I exercise on a regular basis, walk nearly every day, am trying to eat better, take vitamins etc, don't smoke or drink, go to doc and take their ...
I started taking this drug on Wednesday the 22nd. No symptoms, but today I'm experience very bad flank pain on one side. My wife is worried of course, and she googled Metformin and back pain, and there were quite a few posts about it. What do I do? I plan to call my doctor in the morning.
I'm a 68-year old male with prostate cancer and osteoporosis. My doctors are pushing for me to take Prolia for osteoporosis (T= -3). The side effects of bisphosphonates are scary. Are there any viable alternatives?
You may be interested in these reviews
For a long time now I have been steadily gaining weight. I have always carried a few extra pounds, but was able to diet and lose it before taking Crestor. Now I continue to gain weight because I have such a big appetite. I tried so many things without success and actually did not realize it was ...
i have type2 diabetes , no family history of it in my family at all.. i took mefloquine in Somalia in early 1993. i was diagnosed diabetic in 1999. I also have trigeminal neuralgia. again no family history.
I am having some memory loss and have stopped Crestor twice because of it. My GP talked me into taking it again. My heart doctor insist I take and my Kidney doctor said if I did not take it she would drop me as a patient. What could I take instead of crestor?