Crestor and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports
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 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:
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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