Review: could Crestor cause Short-term memory loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 52,805 people who take Crestor. Among them, 991 have Short-term memory loss. See who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 55,018 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Crestor include muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated.
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 457,604 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 52,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 900 people (1.71%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
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||18.38%||38.24%||16.18%||8.82%||11.76%||5.15%||1.47% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.13%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.13%||8.70%||28.63%||61.41% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||21.21%||54.55%||15.15%||9.09% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (163 people, 18.11%)
- Depression (101 people, 11.22%)
- Hypertension (84 people, 9.33%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (70 people, 7.78%)
- Anxiety (63 people, 7.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (261 people, 29.00%)
- Nexium (172 people, 19.11%)
- Plavix (128 people, 14.22%)
- Lisinopril (126 people, 14.00%)
- Lipitor (121 people, 13.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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