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Review: could Crestor cause Guillain-barre syndrome?

Summary: Guillain-barre syndrome is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Albuterol, and have High blood cholesterol. We study 57,834 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Guillain-barre syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Guillain-barre syndrome and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from 60,121 Crestor users)

Guillain-barre syndrome

On May, 18, 2015: 57,834 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 19 people (0.03%) have Guillain-barre Syndrome.

Trend of Guillain-barre syndrome in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Guillain-barre syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Guillain-barre syndrome25.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Guillain-barre syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.76%35.29%11.76%41.18%

Severity of Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Crestor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Guillain-barre syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 26.32%)
  2. Hypertension (5 people, 26.32%)
  3. Pneumonia (3 people, 15.79%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (2 people, 10.53%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (1 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (6 people, 31.58%)
  2. Symbicort (4 people, 21.05%)
  3. Levaquin (4 people, 21.05%)
  4. Imitrex (4 people, 21.05%)
  5. Factive (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have been taking crestor for a little over two months now. A large pimple on the side of my nostril popped and now will not stop bleeding profusely, I have used Ice in a cloth, pressure, ointment, tissue, cold water, for past three hours and still bleeding now.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

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