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Review: could Crestor cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, 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, 155 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 hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from 60,121 Crestor users)

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,788 Mood swings patients)

On May, 2, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 155 people (0.27%) have Mood Swings.

Trend of Mood swings in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings26.32%15.79%5.26%10.53%31.58%5.26%5.26%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.77%20.30%36.09%36.84%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings25.00%37.50%12.50%25.00%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (26 people, 16.77%)
  2. Depression (18 people, 11.61%)
  3. Hypertension (16 people, 10.32%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (15 people, 9.68%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 9.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (18 people, 11.61%)
  2. Chantix (16 people, 10.32%)
  3. Nexium (16 people, 10.32%)
  4. Plavix (16 people, 10.32%)
  5. Seroquel (15 people, 9.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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