Review: could Crestor cause Joint pain?
Summary: Joint pain is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. We study 57,834 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 has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from 60,121 Crestor users)
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 May, 13, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,947 people (3.37%) have Joint Pain.
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||22.60%||41.56%||14.29%||8.05%||7.79%||3.90%||1.82% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Crestor * :
|Joint pain||0.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.11%||1.32%||10.58%||29.93%||57.73% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||5.13%||53.85%||30.77%||10.26% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||11.11%||0.00%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (531 people, 27.27%)
- Hypertension (195 people, 10.02%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (188 people, 9.66%)
- Osteoporosis (152 people, 7.81%)
- Pain (78 people, 4.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (519 people, 26.66%)
- Nexium (222 people, 11.40%)
- Synthroid (211 people, 10.84%)
- Plavix (189 people, 9.71%)
- Lipitor (167 people, 8.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am using ARV's and as a result thereof have to take crestor to keep my cholesterol down. Very light rush last 2 years on my legs both times.
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Some shortness of breath when very active (not fit anyway)
Stopped the crestor 3 days ago and awaiting results. Don't want to talk to soon...
From this study (8 months ago):
Had sholder joint pain for 1 year plus
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Joint pain left elbow and wrists
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