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Review: could Crestor cause Diabetes - type 2 (Type 2 diabetes)?





Summary: Diabetes - type 2 is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 57,750 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 have Diabetes - type 2. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes - type 2 and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Crestor 60,035 users)

Diabetes - type 2

Diabetes - type 2 has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia, sleep disorder.(latest reports from Diabetes - type 2 91,190 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 57,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 316 people (0.55%) have Diabetes - Type 2.

Trend of Diabetes - type 2 in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Diabetes - type 2 * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes - type 20.00%57.14%28.57%0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%

Age of people who have Diabetes - type 2 when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes - type 20.34%0.00%0.34%0.68%16.33%22.79%24.15%35.37%

Severity of Diabetes - type 2 when taking Crestor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diabetes - type 2 ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (75 people, 23.73%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (50 people, 15.82%)
  3. Anxiety (41 people, 12.97%)
  4. Sleep disorder (39 people, 12.34%)
  5. Hypertension (38 people, 12.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (127 people, 40.19%)
  2. Aspirin (73 people, 23.10%)
  3. Risperdal (53 people, 16.77%)
  4. Nexium (53 people, 16.77%)
  5. Lipitor (52 people, 16.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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