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Review: could Crestor cause Parkinson's disease?

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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,731 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 60,016 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of crestor reports

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,473 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.

Trend of Parkinson's disease reports

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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