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Review: could Crestor cause Double vision (Diplopia)?

We study 57,685 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.

Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,979 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Double vision

On Sep, 17, 2014: 57,685 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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  • 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

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

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

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