Review: could Crestor cause Polyneuropathy?
Summary: Polyneuropathy could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Bone neoplasm malignant.
We study 57,607 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Polyneuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Polyneuropathy and more.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 34 people (0.06%) have Polyneuropathy. They amount to 0.15% of all the 22,640 people who have Polyneuropathy on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Polyneuropathy * :
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Age of people who have Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor * :
Severity of Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor ** :
How people recovered from Polyneuropathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bone neoplasm malignant (10 people, 29.41%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 29.41%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (10 people, 29.41%)
- Bone loss (6 people, 17.65%)
- Bone density decreased (4 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (17 people, 50.00%)
- Lipitor (14 people, 41.18%)
- Nexium (13 people, 38.24%)
- Metoprolol succinate (11 people, 32.35%)
- Lantus (11 people, 32.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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