Related topic: Crestor, Short-term memory loss
Review: could Crestor cause Short-term memory loss?
Summary: Short-term memory loss could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 57,579 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 993 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 59,849 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
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On Apr, 11, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 993 people (1.72%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.22% of all the 460,836 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||17.24%||36.55%||15.17%||8.28%||15.17%||4.83%||2.76% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.21%||9.10%||27.74%||61.84% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||20.00%||51.43%||20.00%||8.57% |
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, 17.72%)
- Depression (108 people, 10.88%)
- Hypertension (96 people, 9.67%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (77 people, 7.75%)
- Anxiety (66 people, 6.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (278 people, 28.00%)
- Nexium (193 people, 19.44%)
- Lisinopril (141 people, 14.20%)
- Plavix (138 people, 13.90%)
- Lipitor (128 people, 12.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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