Who have Itching with Crestor?


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 cholesterol . We study 90,305 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,096 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 92,771 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,259 Itching patients).

On Dec, 02, 2016

90,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 2,096 people (2.32%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Itching?

Time on Crestor when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 42.94 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.61 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 55.09 %
  • male: 44.91 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.45 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.06 %
  • 20-29: 0.32 %
  • 30-39: 1.87 %
  • 40-49: 8.32 %
  • 50-59: 26.26 %
  • 60+: 62.65 %

Severity of Itching **:

  • least: 5.88 %
  • moderate: 58.82 %
  • severe: 23.53 %
  • most severe: 11.76 %

How people recovered from Itching **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (609 people, 29.06%)
  • Aspirin (453 people, 21.61%)
  • Plavix (232 people, 11.07%)
  • Lisinopril (196 people, 9.35%)
  • Fish Oil (177 people, 8.44%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Crestor, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (270 people, 12.88%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (189 people, 9.02%)
  • Diabetes (122 people, 5.82%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (687 people, 32.78%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (482 people, 23.00%)
  • Feeling Hot (182 people, 8.68%)
  • Urticaria (171 people, 8.16%)
  • Fatigue (167 people, 7.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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