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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 female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 57,792 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 high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,085 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 24,771 Mood swings patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 57,792 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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  • I am looking for the cause of onion like bo which has developed over the past three or four months (1 answer)
    I suspected it about 4 months ago but couldn't pin it down. Then 2 months ago I started an exercise program which causes me to sweat heavily. It really became noticeable at that point. I shower daily but if I work up a little sweat I can notice it. It seems to be getting worse. I did occasionally eat onions but have since cut them out. I used to eat a lot more and never had this problem.
    My internet searches have found nothing.
  • How long after stopping crestor did the vertigo stop?
    Took Crestor (5 mg every other day as a beginning dose) for two months when symptoms began. Doctor thought it was an inner ear infection and sent me to an ENT doc. He ordered a brain scan which was OK. Vertigo was never mentioned by any of my doctors as a potential cause of the vertigo and other symptoms. I have stopped Crestor.

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