Could Crestor cause Polyneuropathy - from FDA reports
Polyneuropathy is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Breast cancer . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 61 have Polyneuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Polyneuropathy and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,799 users)
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, breast cancer, osteoporosis (latest reports from 5,420 Polyneuropathy patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 61 people (0.07%) have Polyneuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Polyneuropathy *:
- < 1 month: 8.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor *:
- female: 44.83 %
- male: 55.17 %
Age of people who have Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 1.92 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 23.08 %
- 50-59: 26.92 %
- 60+: 48.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (11 people, 18.03%)
- Breast Cancer (11 people, 18.03%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 16.39%)
- Bone Neoplasm Malignant (10 people, 16.39%)
- Bone Loss (7 people, 11.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (16 people, 26.23%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 24.59%)
- Prilosec (13 people, 21.31%)
- Lantus (13 people, 21.31%)
- Celebrex (13 people, 21.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (19 people, 31.15%)
- High Blood Pressure (18 people, 29.51%)
- Joint Pain (17 people, 27.87%)
- Osteoarthritis (15 people, 24.59%)
- Diarrhea (14 people, 22.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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