Review: could Crestor cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 57,792 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,817 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,085 Crestor users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 57,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,816 people (3.14%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Crestor when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Crestor * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (349 people, 19.22%)
- Hypertension (235 people, 12.94%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (136 people, 7.49%)
- Diabetes mellitus (113 people, 6.22%)
- Depression (89 people, 4.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (528 people, 29.07%)
- Nexium (255 people, 14.04%)
- Lisinopril (237 people, 13.05%)
- Plavix (194 people, 10.68%)
- Lasix (163 people, 8.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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