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 56,409 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,397 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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 57,939 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 124,281 Insomnia patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

56,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,397 people (2.48%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Insomnia?

Time on Crestor when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 24.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.06 %
  • 10+ years: 2.02 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 61.97 %
  • male: 38.03 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.27 %
  • 30-39: 1.42 %
  • 40-49: 9.94 %
  • 50-59: 29.19 %
  • 60+: 59.09 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Crestor **:

  • least: 2.7 %
  • moderate: 48.65 %
  • severe: 40.54 %
  • most severe: 8.11 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (263 people)
  • Depression (119 people)
  • Hypertension (111 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (88 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (72 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (246 people)
  • Nexium (153 people)
  • Ambien (132 people)
  • Xanax (124 people)
  • Plavix (117 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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