Review: could Crestor cause Guillain-barre syndrome?
Summary: Guillain-barre syndrome is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Albuterol, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 57,806 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 has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,088 Crestor users)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 57,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 19 people (0.03%) have Guillain-barre Syndrome.
Time on Crestor when people have Guillain-barre syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Guillain-barre syndrome||25.00%||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Crestor * :
|Guillain-barre syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.76%||35.29%||11.76%||41.18% |
Severity of Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Crestor ** :
How people recovered from Guillain-barre syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 26.32%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 26.32%)
- Pneumonia (3 people, 15.79%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (2 people, 10.53%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (1 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (6 people, 31.58%)
- Symbicort (4 people, 21.05%)
- Levaquin (4 people, 21.05%)
- Imitrex (4 people, 21.05%)
- Factive (4 people, 21.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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