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Review: could Crestor cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,607 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 (latest outcomes from 59,838 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia.

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 119,659 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 155 people (0.27%) have Mood Swings. They amount to 0.13% of all the 119,415 people who have Mood Swings on eHealthMe.

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. Nexium (16 people, 10.32%)
  3. Chantix (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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