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Review: could Crestor cause Personality change?





Summary: Personality change 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 Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,750 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, when they have Personality change and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Crestor and have Personality change >>>

Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Crestor 60,035 users)

Personality change

Personality Change has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.(latest reports from Personality Change 4,785 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 57,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 28 people (0.05%) have Personality Change.

Trend of Personality change in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Personality change * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Personality change0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Personality change when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Personality change0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%22.73%31.82%36.36%

Severity of Personality change when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Personality change0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Personality change ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 21.43%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 17.86%)
  3. Pain (5 people, 17.86%)
  4. Sleep disorder (4 people, 14.29%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (4 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (6 people, 21.43%)
  2. Xanax (6 people, 21.43%)
  3. Allegra (6 people, 21.43%)
  4. Aspirin (5 people, 17.86%)
  5. Lovaza (5 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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