Review: could Crestor cause Dry mouth?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 57,792 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 484 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 60,085 Crestor users)
Dry mouth has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 30,844 Dry mouth patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 57,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 484 people (0.84%) 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||25.00%||40.91%||6.82%||9.09%||13.64%||4.55%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Crestor * :
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||0.24%||0.24%||0.71%||6.12%||20.24%||72.47% |
Severity of Dry mouth when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||5.26%||47.37%||31.58%||15.79% |
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 (133 people, 27.48%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 11.16%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (37 people, 7.64%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (24 people, 4.96%)
- Depression (23 people, 4.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (89 people, 18.39%)
- Aspirin (85 people, 17.56%)
- Synthroid (62 people, 12.81%)
- Xanax (45 people, 9.30%)
- Lasix (40 people, 8.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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