Review: could Crestor cause Short-term memory loss?
We study 57,682 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 994 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 (latest outcomes from 59,964 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 467,370 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 57,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 994 people (1.72%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.21% of all the 466,106 people who have Short-term Memory Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Short-term memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Short-term memory loss||17.12%||36.30%||15.07%||8.22%||15.75%||4.79%||2.74% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.20%||9.09%||27.71%||61.88% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||19.44%||52.78%||19.44%||8.33% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||27.27%||72.73% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (176 people, 17.71%)
- Depression (109 people, 10.97%)
- Hypertension (96 people, 9.66%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (77 people, 7.75%)
- Anxiety (66 people, 6.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (278 people, 27.97%)
- Nexium (193 people, 19.42%)
- Lisinopril (141 people, 14.19%)
- Plavix (138 people, 13.88%)
- Lipitor (128 people, 12.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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