Review: could Crestor cause Occipital Neuralgia?


Summary

Occipital neuralgia is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Alprazolam, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Occipital neuralgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Occipital neuralgia 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 72,220 users)

Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital neuralgia (condition characterized by chronic pain in the upper neck) has been reported by people with hypoaesthesia, breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, back pain (latest reports from 255 Occipital neuralgia patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 21 people (0.03%) have Occipital Neuralgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Occipital neuralgia?

Gender of people who have Occipital Neuralgia when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 95.24 %
  • male: 4.76 %

Age of people who have Occipital Neuralgia when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 95.24 %
  • 60+: 4.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (19 people)
  • Weight Decreased (1 person)
  • Poor Quality Sleep (1 person)
  • Occipital Neuralgia (1 person)
  • Dyspepsia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Selenium (19 people)
  • Premarin (19 people)
  • Chromium Chloride (19 people)
  • Biotin (19 people)
  • Alprazolam (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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