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Review: could Crestor cause Double vision (Diplopia)?
We study 57,716 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 138 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,979 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Double Vision (double vision) (latest reports from 71,630 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 57,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 138 people (0.24%) have Double Vision.
Time on Crestor when people have Double vision * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Double vision||30.00%||50.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Double vision when taking Crestor * :
|Double vision||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.40%||31.20%||62.40% |
Severity of Double vision when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Double vision||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Double vision ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Double vision||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (32 people, 23.19%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 15.94%)
- Multiple myeloma (18 people, 13.04%)
- Asthma (16 people, 11.59%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (55 people, 39.86%)
- Xanax (37 people, 26.81%)
- Nexium (34 people, 24.64%)
- Atenolol (28 people, 20.29%)
- Altace (26 people, 18.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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