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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

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,849 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 461,354 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

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.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss17.24%36.55%15.17%8.28%15.17%4.83%2.76%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.21%9.10%27.74%61.84%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss20.00%51.43%20.00%8.57%

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss0.00%27.27%72.73%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (176 people, 17.72%)
  2. Depression (108 people, 10.88%)
  3. Hypertension (96 people, 9.67%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (77 people, 7.75%)
  5. Anxiety (66 people, 6.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (278 people, 28.00%)
  2. Nexium (193 people, 19.44%)
  3. Lisinopril (141 people, 14.20%)
  4. Plavix (138 people, 13.90%)
  5. Lipitor (128 people, 12.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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