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Review: could Crestor cause Short-term memory loss?

We study 57,685 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

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,967 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 467,231 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.

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 loss17.12%36.30%15.07%8.22%15.75%4.79%2.74%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.20%9.09%27.71%61.88%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss19.44%52.78%19.44%8.33%

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, 17.71%)
  2. Depression (109 people, 10.97%)
  3. Hypertension (96 people, 9.66%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (77 people, 7.75%)
  5. Anxiety (66 people, 6.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (278 people, 27.97%)
  2. Nexium (193 people, 19.42%)
  3. Lisinopril (141 people, 14.19%)
  4. Plavix (138 people, 13.88%)
  5. Lipitor (128 people, 12.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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