Crestor and Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,339 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

95,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 2,245 people (2.35%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Insomnia?

Time on Crestor when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 28.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.72 %
  • 10+ years: 1.89 %

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: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 2.46 %
  • 40-49: 9.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.96 %
  • 60+: 59.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (182 people, 8.11%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (149 people, 6.64%)
  • Pain (135 people, 6.01%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (124 people, 5.52%)
  • Sleep Disorder (111 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (294 people, 13.10%)
  • Nexium (274 people, 12.20%)
  • Plavix (184 people, 8.20%)
  • Xanax (168 people, 7.48%)
  • Synthroid (163 people, 7.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (432 people, 19.24%)
  • Pain (354 people, 15.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (345 people, 15.37%)
  • Pain In Extremity (309 people, 13.76%)
  • Headache (306 people, 13.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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