Crestor and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 88,125 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 19, 2017
88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 3,350 people (3.8%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 34.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.57 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.54 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.88 %
- 10+ years: 0.81 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Crestor *:
- female: 61.45 %
- male: 38.55 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.04 %
- 10-19: 0.29 %
- 20-29: 0.63 %
- 30-39: 1.58 %
- 40-49: 8.68 %
- 50-59: 20.08 %
- 60+: 68.66 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (882 people, 26.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (437 people, 13.04%)
- Diabetes (189 people, 5.64%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (178 people, 5.31%)
- Depression (156 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (494 people, 14.75%)
- Nexium (350 people, 10.45%)
- Plavix (326 people, 9.73%)
- Lisinopril (271 people, 8.09%)
- Synthroid (253 people, 7.55%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (816 people, 24.36%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (657 people, 19.61%)
- Fatigue (528 people, 15.76%)
- Abdominal Pain (422 people, 12.60%)
- Weakness (417 people, 12.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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