Review: could Crestor cause Dry mouth?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 15, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 52,805 people who take Crestor. Among them, 440 have Dry mouth. See who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 55,018 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Crestor include muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated.
Dry mouth (latest reports from 190,426 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 52,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 440 people (0.83%) have Dry Mouth.
Time on Crestor when people have Dry mouth * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry mouth||26.83%||41.46%||7.32%||7.32%||12.20%||4.88%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Crestor * :
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||0.26%||0.26%||0.79%||5.25%||20.47%||72.97% |
Severity of Dry mouth when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||6.25%||43.75%||37.50%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (129 people, 29.32%)
- Hypertension (52 people, 11.82%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (36 people, 8.18%)
- Depression (22 people, 5.00%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (20 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (77 people, 17.50%)
- Aspirin (77 people, 17.50%)
- Synthroid (57 people, 12.95%)
- Xanax (39 people, 8.86%)
- Lasix (36 people, 8.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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