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 cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 17, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 2,188 people (2.35%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Itching?

Time on Crestor when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 46.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.49 %
  • 10+ years: 1.28 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 55.31 %
  • male: 44.69 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.43 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.06 %
  • 20-29: 0.31 %
  • 30-39: 1.92 %
  • 40-49: 8.17 %
  • 50-59: 25.51 %
  • 60+: 63.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (800 people, 36.56%)
  • High Blood Pressure (282 people, 12.89%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (189 people, 8.64%)
  • Diabetes (124 people, 5.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (83 people, 3.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (609 people, 27.83%)
  • Aspirin (451 people, 20.61%)
  • Plavix (238 people, 10.88%)
  • Lisinopril (196 people, 8.96%)
  • Fish Oil (181 people, 8.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (721 people, 32.95%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (481 people, 21.98%)
  • Feeling Hot (184 people, 8.41%)
  • Urticaria (181 people, 8.27%)
  • Fatigue (180 people, 8.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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