Review: could Crestor cause Heart Rate Irregular?


Summary

Heart rate irregular 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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 262 have Heart rate irregular. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate irregular 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 72,220 users)

Heart Rate Irregular

Heart rate irregular has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 17,414 Heart rate irregular patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 262 people (0.37%) have Heart Rate Irregular


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Heart rate irregular?

Time on Crestor when people have Heart Rate Irregular *:

  • < 1 month: 27.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

Gender of people who have Heart Rate Irregular when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 56.2 %
  • male: 43.8 %

Age of people who have Heart Rate Irregular when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.47 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.93 %
  • 30-39: 3.74 %
  • 40-49: 5.14 %
  • 50-59: 19.16 %
  • 60+: 69.63 %

Severity if Heart Rate Irregular when taking Crestor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Rate Irregular **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (29 people)
  • Hypertension (26 people)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people)
  • Depression (19 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (65 people)
  • Lasix (40 people)
  • Plavix (38 people)
  • Digoxin (36 people)
  • Coumadin (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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