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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 High blood cholesterol.

We study 57,771 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,364 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 has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,057 Crestor users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,724 Insomnia patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 57,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,366 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
Insomnia25.79%36.84%10.53%5.79%13.16%6.32%1.58%

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%9.59%28.86%59.80%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia2.78%52.78%38.89%5.56%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (303 people, 22.18%)
  2. Hypertension (125 people, 9.15%)
  3. Depression (98 people, 7.17%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (95 people, 6.95%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (83 people, 6.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (342 people, 25.04%)
  2. Nexium (219 people, 16.03%)
  3. Plavix (124 people, 9.08%)
  4. Xanax (122 people, 8.93%)
  5. Ambien (112 people, 8.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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