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Review: could Crestor cause Polyneuropathy?





Summary: Polyneuropathy is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Bone neoplasm malignant.

We study 57,750 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.

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

Crestor

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

Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy (neurological disorder that occurs when many peripheral nerves throughout the body malfunction simultaneously) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Polyneuropathy 4,696 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 57,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 34 people (0.06%) have Polyneuropathy.

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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