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Review: could Crestor cause Dry mouth?

We study 57,682 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

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,964 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 199,831 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 57,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 483 people (0.84%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.24% of all the 199,738 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

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 mouth25.58%41.86%6.98%6.98%13.95%4.65%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%5.90%20.28%72.64%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth5.56%50.00%33.33%11.11%

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, 27.54%)
  2. Hypertension (54 people, 11.18%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (37 people, 7.66%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (24 people, 4.97%)
  5. Depression (23 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (89 people, 18.43%)
  2. Aspirin (85 people, 17.60%)
  3. Synthroid (62 people, 12.84%)
  4. Xanax (45 people, 9.32%)
  5. Lasix (40 people, 8.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Dry mouth at night. Keep water by my bed to sip.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Would like to know if it is possible that the prolonged use of Norvasc could be contributing to the sypmtoms that I am experiencing. I also did not have acid reflux until after 2-4 years after taking norvasc. I am also experiencing nervousness and shaking of hands. Also experience swollen ankles on a more consistent basis lately. Any information provided would be welcome.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 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.

    Reply

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