Could Crestor cause 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 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 90,301 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 605 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,771 users)

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, quit smoking (latest reports from 32,776 Flatulence patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

90,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 605 people (0.67%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Flatulence?

Time on Crestor when people have Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 24.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.51 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.44 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 62.82 %
  • male: 37.18 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.22 %
  • 30-39: 1.73 %
  • 40-49: 6.93 %
  • 50-59: 22.29 %
  • 60+: 68.83 %

Severity of Flatulence **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (82 people, 13.55%)
  • Nexium (80 people, 13.22%)
  • Synthroid (52 people, 8.60%)
  • Zetia (42 people, 6.94%)
  • Lisinopril (39 people, 6.45%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (73 people, 12.07%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (51 people, 8.43%)
  • Pain (37 people, 6.12%)
  • Type Iia Hyperlipidaemia (36 people, 5.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (33 people, 5.45%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diarrhea (163 people, 26.94%)
  • Nausea (132 people, 21.82%)
  • Abdominal Distension (128 people, 21.16%)
  • Constipation (109 people, 18.02%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (86 people, 14.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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