Crestor and Flatulence - from FDA reports


Summary

Flatulence is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Flatulence with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 14, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 636 people (0.68%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Flatulence?

Time on Crestor when people have Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 31.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 61.76 %
  • male: 38.24 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.21 %
  • 30-39: 1.65 %
  • 40-49: 6.6 %
  • 50-59: 22.68 %
  • 60+: 68.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (258 people, 40.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (75 people, 11.79%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (53 people, 8.33%)
  • Type Iia Hyperlipidaemia (40 people, 6.29%)
  • Pain (40 people, 6.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (83 people, 13.05%)
  • Aspirin (83 people, 13.05%)
  • Synthroid (51 people, 8.02%)
  • Zetia (45 people, 7.08%)
  • Plavix (40 people, 6.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (175 people, 27.52%)
  • Nausea (142 people, 22.33%)
  • Abdominal Distension (138 people, 21.70%)
  • Constipation (116 people, 18.24%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (90 people, 14.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Flatulence when taking Crestor?

Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 97,818 users)

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure (latest reports from 34,786 Flatulence patients).

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