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Review: could Crestor cause Parkinson's disease?

We study 57,716 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 60,003 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,497 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 57,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 81 people (0.14%) have Parkinson's Disease.

Trend of Parkinson's disease in Crestor reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Parkinson's disease0.00%33.33%16.67%0.00%33.33%8.33%8.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Parkinson's disease4.05%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.76%18.92%70.27%

Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Parkinson's disease25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Parkinson's disease0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 9.88%)
  2. Parkinson's disease (7 people, 8.64%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 6.17%)
  4. Depression (5 people, 6.17%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (20 people, 24.69%)
  2. Aspirin (15 people, 18.52%)
  3. Toprol-xl (14 people, 17.28%)
  4. Sinemet (11 people, 13.58%)
  5. Seroquel (9 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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