Review: could Crestor cause Diarrhea?
We study 57,682 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,814 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,964 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,098,874 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 57,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,813 people (3.14%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.17% of all the 1,098,494 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Diarrhea * :
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Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Crestor * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Crestor ** :
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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, 19.25%)
- Hypertension (235 people, 12.96%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (136 people, 7.50%)
- Diabetes mellitus (112 people, 6.18%)
- Depression (88 people, 4.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (528 people, 29.12%)
- Nexium (255 people, 14.07%)
- Lisinopril (236 people, 13.02%)
- Plavix (193 people, 10.65%)
- Lasix (163 people, 8.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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