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 . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 3,143 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain 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 92,843 users)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,379 Joint pain patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 3,143 people (3.57%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Joint pain?

Time on Crestor when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 28.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.95 %
  • 10+ years: 0.62 %

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

  • female: 65.09 %
  • male: 34.91 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.04 %
  • 20-29: 0.4 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 9.41 %
  • 50-59: 26.68 %
  • 60+: 61.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (1,230 people, 39.13%)
  • High Blood Pressure (353 people, 11.23%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (275 people, 8.75%)
  • Osteoporosis (230 people, 7.32%)
  • Pain (190 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (473 people, 15.05%)
  • Nexium (300 people, 9.55%)
  • Synthroid (294 people, 9.35%)
  • Plavix (268 people, 8.53%)
  • Lipitor (246 people, 7.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Aches (764 people, 24.31%)
  • Pain In Extremity (733 people, 23.32%)
  • Pain (592 people, 18.84%)
  • Fatigue (539 people, 17.15%)
  • Weakness (506 people, 16.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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