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Review: could Crestor cause Joint pain?

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 57,824 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,947 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 60,110 Crestor users)

Joint pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,897 Joint pain patients)

On Apr, 13, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,947 people (3.37%) have Joint Pain.

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 pain22.60%41.56%14.29%8.05%7.79%3.90%1.82%

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%10.58%29.93%57.73%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain5.13%53.85%30.77%10.26%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain11.11%0.00%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (531 people, 27.27%)
  2. Hypertension (195 people, 10.02%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (188 people, 9.66%)
  4. Osteoporosis (152 people, 7.81%)
  5. Pain (78 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (519 people, 26.66%)
  2. Nexium (222 people, 11.40%)
  3. Synthroid (211 people, 10.84%)
  4. Plavix (189 people, 9.71%)
  5. Lipitor (167 people, 8.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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