Review: could Crestor cause Initial Insomnia?


Initial insomnia is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lunesta, and have Insomnia . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Initial insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Initial insomnia and more.

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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 69,690 users)

Initial Insomnia

Initial insomnia (feeling of inadequate or poor-quality sleep) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, weakness, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 4,043 Initial insomnia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 40 people (0.06%) have Initial Insomnia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Initial insomnia?

Time on Crestor when people have Initial Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Initial Insomnia when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Initial Insomnia when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.45 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 37.93 %
  • 60+: 58.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (13 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (4 people)
  • Initial Insomnia (3 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lunesta (12 people)
  • Rozerem (7 people)
  • Synthroid (6 people)
  • Niaspan (6 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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