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Review: could Crestor cause Postnasal drip?

Summary: Postnasal drip could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Klonopin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,607 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Postnasal drip. Find out below who they are, when they have Postnasal drip and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,838 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia.

Postnasal drip

Postnasal drip (discharge from nose) (latest reports from 9,953 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 57,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 11 people (0.02%) have Postnasal Drip. They amount to 0.11% of all the 9,941 people who have Postnasal Drip on eHealthMe.

Trend of Postnasal drip in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Postnasal drip * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Postnasal drip0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Postnasal drip when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Postnasal drip0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%80.00%

Severity of Postnasal drip when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Postnasal drip0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Postnasal drip ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 36.36%)
  2. Asthma (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Arthralgia (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Cholesterol (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Arimidex (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Zyrtec (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Atenolol (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Synthroid (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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