Review: could Crestor cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 181 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings 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 Crestor 72,220 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, rashes, drug ineffective, fatigue, pain (latest reports from 28,902 Mood swings patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 181 people (0.26%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Mood swings?

Time on Crestor when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 59.43 %
  • male: 40.57 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 1.43 %
  • 30-39: 4.29 %
  • 40-49: 19.29 %
  • 50-59: 32.86 %
  • 60+: 41.43 %

Severity if Mood Swings when taking Crestor **:

  • least: 25.0 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 12.5 %
  • most severe: 25.0 %

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (41 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (29 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides (23 people)
  • Weight Control (21 people)
  • Adhd (21 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (30 people)
  • Lexapro (29 people)
  • Clonazepam (26 people)
  • Ambien (25 people)
  • Aspirin (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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