Review: could Crestor cause Joint pain?
We study 57,659 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 (latest outcomes from 59,951 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Joint pain (latest reports from 800,422 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 57,653 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 801,567 people who have Joint Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||22.89%||42.11%||14.47%||8.16%||7.11%||3.95%||1.32% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Crestor * :
|Joint pain||0.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.11%||1.32%||10.56%||29.91%||57.78% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||5.88%||52.94%||32.35%||8.82% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||13.33%||0.00%||86.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (531 people, 27.34%)
- Hypertension (194 people, 9.99%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (188 people, 9.68%)
- Osteoporosis (152 people, 7.83%)
- Pain (78 people, 4.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (518 people, 26.67%)
- Nexium (222 people, 11.43%)
- Synthroid (211 people, 10.87%)
- Plavix (189 people, 9.73%)
- Lipitor (167 people, 8.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My Crestor was recently increased from 10 mg. to 20 mg. secondary to abnormal labs. I wasn't totally NPO as I had coffee with cream approx. 6 hours earlier. My physician felt that he could allow for this when he read the results. After approximately a week or less the fingers on my right hand felt tired and stiff like I had been tournament bowling. I very quickly progressed to joint pain, specifically the middle finger which was extremely painful at times. I have a neuropathy in my left hand, so I can't compare the two hands. I stopped the Crestor for a couple of days and it seemed to improve. I was wondering if the sudden increase in Crestor could cause that particular joint pain.
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