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Review: could Crestor cause Polyneuropathy?

We study 57,685 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.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,967 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy (neurological disorder that occurs when many peripheral nerves throughout the body malfunction simultaneously) (latest reports from 22,922 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 30, 2014: 57,685 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 22,922 people who have Polyneuropathy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Polyneuropathy in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Polyneuropathy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Polyneuropathy11.11%22.22%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Polyneuropathy3.23%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%38.71%29.03%29.03%

Severity of Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Polyneuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone neoplasm malignant (10 people, 29.41%)
  2. Breast cancer (10 people, 29.41%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (10 people, 29.41%)
  4. Bone loss (6 people, 17.65%)
  5. Bone density decreased (4 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (17 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lipitor (14 people, 41.18%)
  3. Nexium (13 people, 38.24%)
  4. Metoprolol succinate (11 people, 32.35%)
  5. Lantus (11 people, 32.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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