Crestor and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 1,623 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,838 users)

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,191 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,623 people (1.84%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Crestor when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 16.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.02 %
  • 10+ years: 2.92 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 61.89 %
  • male: 38.11 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.87 %
  • 30-39: 1.97 %
  • 40-49: 8.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.3 %
  • 60+: 61.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (526 people, 32.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (161 people, 9.92%)
  • Depression (153 people, 9.43%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 6.35%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (103 people, 6.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (255 people, 15.71%)
  • Aspirin (232 people, 14.29%)
  • Plavix (174 people, 10.72%)
  • Lisinopril (147 people, 9.06%)
  • Lipitor (146 people, 9.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (300 people, 18.48%)
  • Dizziness (229 people, 14.11%)
  • Headache (219 people, 13.49%)
  • Pain (210 people, 12.94%)
  • Weakness (203 people, 12.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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