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Review: could Crestor cause Dry mouth?
We study 57,716 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 483 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,979 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Dry mouth (latest reports from 200,634 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 57,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 483 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||25.58%||41.86%||6.98%||6.98%||13.95%||4.65%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Crestor * :
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||0.24%||0.24%||0.71%||5.90%||20.28%||72.64% |
Severity of Dry mouth when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||5.56%||50.00%||33.33%||11.11% |
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, 27.54%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 11.18%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (37 people, 7.66%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (24 people, 4.97%)
- Depression (23 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (89 people, 18.43%)
- Aspirin (85 people, 17.60%)
- Synthroid (62 people, 12.84%)
- Xanax (45 people, 9.32%)
- Lasix (40 people, 8.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
Since this is only drug I take do you think it could be the cause of my dry mouth, have any other patient that take it complained of dry mouth.
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