Crestor and Dry mouth - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Dry mouth with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 778 people (0.84%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Dry mouth?

Time on Crestor when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 48.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.45 %
  • 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: 68.28 %
  • male: 31.72 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.16 %
  • 30-39: 1.12 %
  • 40-49: 6.26 %
  • 50-59: 18.62 %
  • 60+: 73.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (299 people, 38.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (95 people, 12.21%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (49 people, 6.30%)
  • Depression (49 people, 6.30%)
  • Diabetes (40 people, 5.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (107 people, 13.75%)
  • Aspirin (88 people, 11.31%)
  • Synthroid (84 people, 10.80%)
  • Xanax (61 people, 7.84%)
  • Plavix (54 people, 6.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (137 people, 17.61%)
  • Dizziness (137 people, 17.61%)
  • Headache (136 people, 17.48%)
  • Nausea (105 people, 13.50%)
  • Weakness (98 people, 12.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 97,846 users)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 50,692 Dry mouth patients).

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