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Review: could Crestor cause Flatulence?

We study 57,685 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 368 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,974 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) (latest reports from 121,334 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 57,682 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 368 people (0.64%) have Flatulence. They amount to 0.30% of all the 121,313 people who have Flatulence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flatulence in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Flatulence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flatulence29.63%37.04%18.52%7.41%3.70%3.70%0.00%

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flatulence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.55%5.88%21.05%71.52%

Severity of Flatulence when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flatulence0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Flatulence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Flatulence0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (121 people, 32.88%)
  2. Hypertension (46 people, 12.50%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (38 people, 10.33%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (37 people, 10.05%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 8.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (87 people, 23.64%)
  2. Nexium (55 people, 14.95%)
  3. Toprol-xl (38 people, 10.33%)
  4. Synthroid (36 people, 9.78%)
  5. Atenolol (34 people, 9.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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