Crestor and Dry mouth - from FDA reports
Dry mouth is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 732 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,838 users)
Dry mouth has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 47,929 Dry mouth patients).
On Jan, 24, 2017
88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 732 people (0.83%) have Dry Mouth
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Dry Mouth *:
- < 1 month: 41.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 41.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.9 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Crestor *:
- female: 68.52 %
- male: 31.48 %
Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.17 %
- 20-29: 0.17 %
- 30-39: 1.18 %
- 40-49: 6.25 %
- 50-59: 18.92 %
- 60+: 73.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (288 people, 39.34%)
- High Blood Pressure (89 people, 12.16%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (48 people, 6.56%)
- Depression (45 people, 6.15%)
- Diabetes (39 people, 5.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (103 people, 14.07%)
- Aspirin (88 people, 12.02%)
- Synthroid (82 people, 11.20%)
- Xanax (60 people, 8.20%)
- Plavix (51 people, 6.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (132 people, 18.03%)
- Dizziness (131 people, 17.90%)
- Fatigue (130 people, 17.76%)
- Nausea (96 people, 13.11%)
- Weakness (92 people, 12.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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