Crestor and Macular degeneration - from FDA reports


Summary

Macular degeneration is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Macular degeneration with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 131 people (0.14%) have Macular Degeneration


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Macular degeneration?

Time on Crestor when people have Macular Degeneration *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Macular Degeneration when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 71.2 %
  • male: 28.8 %

Age of people who have Macular Degeneration when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.01 %
  • 20-29: 1.01 %
  • 30-39: 1.01 %
  • 40-49: 3.03 %
  • 50-59: 7.07 %
  • 60+: 86.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (50 people, 38.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 18.32%)
  • Diabetes (14 people, 10.69%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 9.92%)
  • Sleep Disorder (12 people, 9.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (26 people, 19.85%)
  • Fish Oil (17 people, 12.98%)
  • Plavix (15 people, 11.45%)
  • Metformin (15 people, 11.45%)
  • Aspirin (14 people, 10.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blindness (18 people, 13.74%)
  • Fatigue (14 people, 10.69%)
  • Drug Ineffective (13 people, 9.92%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (12 people, 9.16%)
  • Fall (11 people, 8.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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