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. This review analyzes which people have Parkinson's disease with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 147 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: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 53.47 %
  • male: 46.53 %

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

  • 0-1: 2.48 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.61 %
  • 50-59: 14.05 %
  • 60+: 76.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 17.01%)
  • Depression (14 people, 9.52%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 7.48%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (8 people, 5.44%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 4.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (23 people, 15.65%)
  • Sinemet (18 people, 12.24%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 10.20%)
  • Toprol-Xl (14 people, 9.52%)
  • Seroquel (12 people, 8.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (29 people, 19.73%)
  • Fall (15 people, 10.20%)
  • Weakness (14 people, 9.52%)
  • Malaise (14 people, 9.52%)
  • Fatigue (13 people, 8.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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