Review: could Crestor cause Double vision (Diplopia)?
Summary: Double vision is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 57,834 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from 60,121 Crestor users)
Double Vision (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 12,312 Double Vision patients)
On May, 4, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 139 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||27.27%||45.45%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Double vision when taking Crestor * :
|Double vision||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.35%||31.75%||61.90% |
Severity of Double vision when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Double vision||0.00%||40.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Double vision ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Double vision||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (32 people, 23.02%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 15.83%)
- Multiple myeloma (18 people, 12.95%)
- Asthma (16 people, 11.51%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 8.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (55 people, 39.57%)
- Xanax (37 people, 26.62%)
- Nexium (34 people, 24.46%)
- Atenolol (28 people, 20.14%)
- Altace (26 people, 18.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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