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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 57,750 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

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Crestor 60,035 users)

Dry mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Dry mouth 30,429 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 57,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 484 people (0.84%) have Dry Mouth.

Trend of Dry mouth in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth25.00%40.91%6.82%9.09%13.64%4.55%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.24%0.24%0.71%6.12%20.24%72.47%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth5.26%47.37%31.58%15.79%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (133 people, 27.48%)
  2. Hypertension (54 people, 11.16%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (37 people, 7.64%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (24 people, 4.96%)
  5. Depression (23 people, 4.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (89 people, 18.39%)
  2. Aspirin (85 people, 17.56%)
  3. Synthroid (62 people, 12.81%)
  4. Xanax (45 people, 9.30%)
  5. Lasix (40 people, 8.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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