Crestor and Mood swings - from FDA reports


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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 226 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 92,843 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 39,402 Mood swings patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 226 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: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.19 %
  • male: 38.81 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 4.12 %
  • 40-49: 15.88 %
  • 50-59: 32.35 %
  • 60+: 45.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (72 people, 31.86%)
  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 14.16%)
  • Depression (26 people, 11.50%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (22 people, 9.73%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 7.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (22 people, 9.73%)
  • Nexium (20 people, 8.85%)
  • Zetia (18 people, 7.96%)
  • Seroquel (18 people, 7.96%)
  • Xanax (17 people, 7.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (56 people, 24.78%)
  • Fatigue (46 people, 20.35%)
  • Memory Loss (35 people, 15.49%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 15.04%)
  • Weakness (30 people, 13.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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