Review: could Crestor cause Double Vision?


Summary

Double vision 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 Hypertension . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 72,220 users)

Double Vision

Double vision has been reported by people with haematuria, nosebleed, chills, multiple sclerosis, injection site pain (latest reports from 14,048 Double vision patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 164 people (0.23%) have Double Vision


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Double vision?

Time on Crestor when people have Double Vision *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Double Vision when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 57.59 %
  • male: 42.41 %

Age of people who have Double Vision when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.53 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.87 %
  • 50-59: 31.3 %
  • 60+: 60.31 %

Severity if Double Vision when taking Crestor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Double Vision **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (30 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (25 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people)
  • Asthma (11 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (44 people)
  • Xanax (35 people)
  • Synthroid (26 people)
  • Nexium (24 people)
  • Lasix (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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