Review: could Crestor cause Parkinson's disease?
Summary: Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol. We study 57,834 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 has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from 60,121 Crestor users)
Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 25,007 Parkinson's disease patients)
On Apr, 30, 2015: 57,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 81 people (0.14%) have Parkinson's Disease.
Time on Crestor when people have Parkinson's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||33.33%||16.67%||0.00%||33.33%||8.33%||8.33% |
Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Crestor * :
|Parkinson's disease||4.05%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.76%||18.92%||70.27% |
Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Parkinson's disease||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 9.88%)
- Parkinson's disease (7 people, 8.64%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 6.17%)
- Depression (5 people, 6.17%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (20 people, 24.69%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 18.52%)
- Toprol-xl (14 people, 17.28%)
- Sinemet (11 people, 13.58%)
- Seroquel (9 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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