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Review: could Crestor cause Joint pain?

We study 57,682 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,942 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,964 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 802,674 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 57,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,942 people (3.37%) have Joint Pain. They amount to 0.24% of all the 800,466 people who have Joint Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Joint pain in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint pain22.89%42.11%14.47%8.16%7.11%3.95%1.32%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.33%0.00%0.00%0.11%1.32%10.56%29.91%57.78%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain5.88%52.94%32.35%8.82%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain13.33%0.00%86.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (531 people, 27.34%)
  2. Hypertension (194 people, 9.99%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (188 people, 9.68%)
  4. Osteoporosis (152 people, 7.83%)
  5. Pain (78 people, 4.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (518 people, 26.67%)
  2. Nexium (222 people, 11.43%)
  3. Synthroid (211 people, 10.87%)
  4. Plavix (189 people, 9.73%)
  5. Lipitor (167 people, 8.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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