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 57,824 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 60,110 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 30,860 Dry mouth patients)
On Apr, 14, 2015: 57,824 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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- A study of drug interactions between Carvedilol, Crestor, Levothyroxine Sodium for a 75-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Impotence
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Omeprazole, Altace, Crestor, Flomax, Levoxyl for a 82-year old man with Blood Clots, Acid Reflux, High Blood Pressure, Birth Control, Urinary Ca+2, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Angina - Stable, Mouth Ulceration, Anaemia
- A study of drug interactions between Garlic, Fish Oil, Levothyroxine Sodium, Crestor, Fenofibrate for a 44-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal. The patient has Erectile Dysfunction
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