Review: could Crestor cause Mood swings?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 52,805 people who take Crestor. Among them, 144 have Mood swings. See who they are, when they have Mood swings and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 55,018 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Crestor include muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated.
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 117,517 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 52,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 144 people (0.27%) have Mood Swings.
Time on Crestor when people have Mood swings * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood swings||29.41%||17.65%||5.88%||11.76%||23.53%||5.88%||5.88% |
Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Crestor * :
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.79%||22.31%||36.36%||35.54% |
Severity of Mood swings when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mood swings||25.00%||37.50%||12.50%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Mood swings ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mood swings||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (26 people, 18.06%)
- Depression (18 people, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 11.11%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (15 people, 10.42%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 9.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (18 people, 12.50%)
- Nexium (16 people, 11.11%)
- Plavix (16 people, 11.11%)
- Chantix (16 people, 11.11%)
- Seroquel (15 people, 10.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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