Crestor and Joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Joint pain 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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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, 25, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 3,354 people (3.61%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Joint pain?

Time on Crestor when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 27.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.27 %
  • 10+ years: 1.22 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 64.68 %
  • male: 35.32 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.04 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 1.7 %
  • 40-49: 9.17 %
  • 50-59: 26.42 %
  • 60+: 62.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (1,293 people, 38.55%)
  • High Blood Pressure (380 people, 11.33%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (325 people, 9.69%)
  • Osteoporosis (238 people, 7.10%)
  • Pain (202 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (473 people, 14.10%)
  • Nexium (309 people, 9.21%)
  • Synthroid (306 people, 9.12%)
  • Plavix (280 people, 8.35%)
  • Lipitor (261 people, 7.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Aches (803 people, 23.94%)
  • Pain In Extremity (793 people, 23.64%)
  • Pain (644 people, 19.20%)
  • Fatigue (586 people, 17.47%)
  • Weakness (537 people, 16.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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