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Review: could Crestor cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,731 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,363 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Crestor and have Insomnia >>>

Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 60,016 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of crestor reports

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 135,811 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Insomnia reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 57,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,365 people (2.36%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia25.93%37.04%10.05%5.82%13.23%6.35%1.59%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.08%0.00%0.00%0.25%1.42%9.60%28.80%59.85%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia2.86%51.43%40.00%5.71%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (303 people, 22.20%)
  2. Hypertension (125 people, 9.16%)
  3. Depression (98 people, 7.18%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (95 people, 6.96%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (83 people, 6.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (341 people, 24.98%)
  2. Nexium (219 people, 16.04%)
  3. Plavix (123 people, 9.01%)
  4. Xanax (122 people, 8.94%)
  5. Ambien (112 people, 8.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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