Crestor and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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 Sep, 15, 2017

95,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 2,243 people (2.35%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Itching?

Time on Crestor when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 47.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.25 %
  • 10+ years: 1.3 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 55.53 %
  • male: 44.47 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.42 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.06 %
  • 20-29: 0.3 %
  • 30-39: 1.87 %
  • 40-49: 8.16 %
  • 50-59: 25.27 %
  • 60+: 63.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (285 people, 12.71%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (189 people, 8.43%)
  • Diabetes (126 people, 5.62%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (88 people, 3.92%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (82 people, 3.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (609 people, 27.15%)
  • Aspirin (452 people, 20.15%)
  • Plavix (241 people, 10.74%)
  • Lisinopril (196 people, 8.74%)
  • Fish Oil (184 people, 8.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (745 people, 33.21%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (483 people, 21.53%)
  • Fatigue (196 people, 8.74%)
  • Urticaria (186 people, 8.29%)
  • Feeling Hot (184 people, 8.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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