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Review: could Crestor cause Double vision (Diplopia)?

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 High blood pressure.

We study 57,771 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

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,057 Crestor users)

Double vision

Double vision (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 12,295 Double vision patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 57,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 138 people (0.24%) have Double Vision.

Trend of Double vision in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Double vision * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Double vision30.00%50.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Double vision0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.40%31.20%62.40%

Severity of Double vision when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Double vision0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Double vision ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Double vision0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (32 people, 23.19%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 15.94%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 13.04%)
  4. Asthma (16 people, 11.59%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (55 people, 39.86%)
  2. Xanax (37 people, 26.81%)
  3. Nexium (34 people, 24.64%)
  4. Atenolol (28 people, 20.29%)
  5. Altace (26 people, 18.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I suspected it about 4 months ago but couldn't pin it down. Then 2 months ago I started an exercise program which causes me to sweat heavily. It really became noticeable at that point. I shower daily but if I work up a little sweat I can notice it. It seems to be getting worse. I did occasionally eat onions but have since cut them out. I used to eat a lot more and never had this problem.
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    Took Crestor (5 mg every other day as a beginning dose) for two months when symptoms began. Doctor thought it was an inner ear infection and sent me to an ENT doc. He ordered a brain scan which was OK. Vertigo was never mentioned by any of my doctors as a potential cause of the vertigo and other symptoms. I have stopped Crestor.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • losing strehgth in hands,stopped after 4 weeks, 2 months later, halved dose to 20mg, still lost hand strength, stopped again after 4weeks at 20mg. months after 20 mg stopped, began to feel change in eye, a pulling, then double vision started,with a ghost on TV, then seeing normal surroundings. MRI for tumor=negative,emg negative for myasthenia. Overlays have helped, but not cure

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • After taking Crestor for seven days - developed double vision...

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