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Review: could Crestor cause Gout aggravated?

Summary: Gout aggravated could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,607 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 254 have Gout aggravated. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout aggravated and more.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 254 people (0.44%) have Gout Aggravated. They amount to 1.38% of all the 18,442 people who have Gout Aggravated on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gout aggravated in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Gout aggravated * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout aggravated30.56%47.22%11.11%5.56%5.56%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Gout aggravated when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout aggravated1.75%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.31%8.73%37.55%50.66%

Severity of Gout aggravated when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout aggravated0.00%0.00%42.86%57.14%

How people recovered from Gout aggravated ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (45 people, 17.72%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (28 people, 11.02%)
  3. Hypertension (25 people, 9.84%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (18 people, 7.09%)
  5. Gout (16 people, 6.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (97 people, 38.19%)
  2. Lasix (60 people, 23.62%)
  3. Lisinopril (45 people, 17.72%)
  4. Plavix (44 people, 17.32%)
  5. Potassium chloride (40 people, 15.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • My endocrinologist /doctor has my fluid intake limited to 48 ounces of liquids per day (all liquids) because my sodium levels were off due to the drug spironolactone , I was taking 200 mg per day but have cut back to 100 mg per day for the last year.
    Also my Crestor dosage is 20 mg per day.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I just started taking Crestor and I am having many gout attacks in the last 3 weeks.

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