Crestor and Parkinson's disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 139 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease 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 92,828 users)

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 37,852 Parkinson's disease patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 139 people (0.16%) have Parkinson's Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Parkinson's disease?

Time on Crestor when people have Parkinson's Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Parkinson's Disease when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 54.41 %
  • male: 45.59 %

Age of people who have Parkinson's Disease when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 2.61 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.87 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.96 %
  • 50-59: 14.78 %
  • 60+: 74.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 16.55%)
  • Depression (12 people, 8.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 6.47%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 4.32%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (6 people, 4.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (22 people, 15.83%)
  • Sinemet (16 people, 11.51%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 10.79%)
  • Toprol-Xl (14 people, 10.07%)
  • Seroquel (12 people, 8.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (28 people, 20.14%)
  • Muscle Spasms (13 people, 9.35%)
  • Fall (13 people, 9.35%)
  • Weakness (12 people, 8.63%)
  • Malaise (12 people, 8.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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