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Review: could Crestor cause Heart rate irregular?

We study 57,716 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 222 have Heart rate irregular. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate irregular and more.

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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,979 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Heart rate irregular

Heart rate irregular (latest reports from 89,040 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 57,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 222 people (0.38%) have Heart Rate Irregular.

Trend of Heart rate irregular in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Heart rate irregular * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart rate irregular40.00%16.67%13.33%10.00%16.67%0.00%3.33%

Age of people who have Heart rate irregular when taking Crestor * :

Heart rate irregular0.48%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.86%6.76%21.26%67.63%

Severity of Heart rate irregular when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart rate irregular0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart rate irregular ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart rate irregular0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (32 people, 14.41%)
  2. Hypertension (23 people, 10.36%)
  3. Osteoporosis (19 people, 8.56%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (18 people, 8.11%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (16 people, 7.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (69 people, 31.08%)
  2. Plavix (39 people, 17.57%)
  3. Lasix (36 people, 16.22%)
  4. Toprol-xl (35 people, 15.77%)
  5. Digoxin (34 people, 15.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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