Review: could Crestor cause Diabetes - type 2?
We study 57,659 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 (latest outcomes from 59,939 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Diabetes - type 2
Diabetes - type 2 (latest reports from 220,529 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia, sleep disorder.
On Jul, 20, 2014: 57,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 316 people (0.55%) have Diabetes - Type 2. They amount to 0.14% of all the 220,512 people who have Diabetes - Type 2 on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Diabetes - type 2 * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Diabetes - type 2||0.00%||57.14%||28.57%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Diabetes - type 2 when taking Crestor * :
|Diabetes - type 2||0.34%||0.00%||0.34%||0.68%||16.33%||22.79%||24.15%||35.37% |
Severity of Diabetes - type 2 when taking Crestor ** :
How people recovered from Diabetes - type 2 ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (75 people, 23.73%)
- Bipolar disorder (50 people, 15.82%)
- Anxiety (41 people, 12.97%)
- Sleep disorder (39 people, 12.34%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 12.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (127 people, 40.19%)
- Aspirin (73 people, 23.10%)
- Risperdal (53 people, 16.77%)
- Nexium (53 people, 16.77%)
- Lipitor (52 people, 16.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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