Crestor and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 18, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 3,617 people (3.89%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Diarrhea?

Time on Crestor when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 33.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.47 %
  • 10+ years: 1.95 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 61.32 %
  • male: 38.68 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 0.31 %
  • 20-29: 0.61 %
  • 30-39: 1.54 %
  • 40-49: 8.51 %
  • 50-59: 19.92 %
  • 60+: 69.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (202 people, 5.58%)
  • Depression (168 people, 4.64%)
  • Pain (162 people, 4.48%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (161 people, 4.45%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (143 people, 3.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (496 people, 13.71%)
  • Nexium (371 people, 10.26%)
  • Plavix (350 people, 9.68%)
  • Synthroid (284 people, 7.85%)
  • Lisinopril (272 people, 7.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (896 people, 24.77%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (696 people, 19.24%)
  • Fatigue (578 people, 15.98%)
  • Weakness (450 people, 12.44%)
  • Abdominal Pain (444 people, 12.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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